Spring 2021 Commencement

11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8

Penn State Shenango's in-person commencement ceremony will be held in the Lion Shrine courtyard under tent cover to celebrate the class of 2021’s accomplishment. The ceremony will be held rain or shine. 

Individual tickets — available only through prior registration — are required for entry from both graduates and guests. No exceptions will be made. Ticket registration information is communicated via email to each eligible student. 

Our ceremony will follow state and federal guidelines for gatherings. All students, guests and employees are required to wear face masks and maintain physical distancing from others to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. Penn State staff will be on site to answer questions and provide guidance; please follow their instructions about health and safety protocols. All guests who will be attending a commencement ceremony are expected to take health and safety precautions when traveling and during commencement weekend. In addition, please do not attend an in-person ceremony if within the last 14 days you think you have been exposed, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, are awaiting test results or have tested positive for COVID-19.

Students can contact Matthew Goral, campus registrar, with questions related to commencement. Visit our commencement map for ceremony location and parking information. Please contact Jammie Clark day-of if you need assistance. 

Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Jammie Clark in advance of your participation or visit.