College of the Liberal Arts May 9 commencement moved to noon due to weather

May 08, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.  Due to forecasted persistent rain the afternoon of Sunday, May 9the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts commencement ceremony at Beaver Stadium on Sunday, May 9 will be shifted to begin at noon. Gates will open at 11 a.m.; graduates and guests may begin arriving at 11 a.mThe Liberal Arts ceremony’s originally planned speakers and program will remain as scheduled.

As previously shared, guests are encouraged to dress accordingly for the weatherPlease note that umbrellas are not allowed in the stadium, but guests may bring ponchos or blankets.

Other planned commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 9 are set to take place as scheduledThe ceremony for the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and Health and Human Development will begin at 9 a.m.and the University-wide virtual ceremony will begin at 6 p.m.

In the event of any further schedule changes due to weather, additional updates will be shared on Penn State News and the University’s commencement website.


Last Updated May 13, 2021