APRIL 15 -  Last Day to Register for Graduation at Registrar's Office 

May 5 - Master’s Graduate Honors Reception
Cheyney University Center City
Monday, 5:30 pm –7:30 pm
Mellon Independence Building, 3rd floor 701 Market Street, Philadelphia 

Thursday MAY 8 - Brunch for all Graduates
10 am to 12:30 pm
Ada Georges Dining Hall, Main campus

Thursday MAY 8  - Rehearsal for Commencement
1:00 pm
Dudley Hall on the Quadrangle

Saturday MAY 10 - Commencement Convocation
11:00 am
Cheyney University Quadrangle

Graduation Gowns 

Graduating Seniors, If you have not already ordered your graduation cap and gown, they may still be purchased at the Bookstore.  For those who have ordered them, the  gowns will be available for pickup during the beginning of May.  For further information, contact the bookstore at 610-399-2550 or  

Commencement Photographs

A photographer will take photos of all graduates as they exit the stage. These photos will be available for purchase. Please refer to 

Seating for Commencement

We strongly recommend early arrival to ensure seating of groups consisting of three to four. Seating is based on a first come, first serve basis. Guests should arrive together to ensure they will be seated together. Handicap seating is available.

Parking for Commencement

We strongly recommend early arrival to ensure desired parking. Parking is available in the Airport and Motorcycle lots. Campus shuttles will be available to transport guests with difficulty walking to the Quad.

Vehicles parked illegally will be towed. Please use designated parking areas.