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University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Commencement
May 12, 2023 at 9 a.m.
Fauver Stadium at the Brian F. Prince Athletic Complex, River Campus

The University’s Commencement Ceremony, which marks the conferral of all degrees by President Sarah Mangelsdorf, starts at 9 a.m. on May 12 in Fauver Stadium at the Brian F. Prince Athletic Complex on the River Campus.
The School of Medicine and Dentistry Master’s Degree Ceremony to recognize graduates will be Saturday, May 13 at 4:00 pm at Kilbourne Hall on the Eastman Campus.

Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

For additional information visit:

School of Medicine and Dentistry Master's Degree Ceremony
Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 4:00 pm
Kilbourn Hall at Eastman Theatre


More details to come.

Arrival Times

Master’s Degree candidates must arrive at the Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman Theatre no later than 3:15 pm to allow sufficient time for robing and assembly of processional columns. Upon arrival, graduates must check in at the registration table in the atrium to receive their name card.  Candidates will be lined up according to their degree (MA, MPH and MS).

At 3:45 pm, all candidates are to be lined up in their proper columns, ready to begin the procession.


More details to come.

Ceremony Information

Please see the University Commencement Website here.


A University of Rochester photographer will photograph degree candidates throughout the ceremony.  

Registrar Information

Questions regarding candidate status should be directed to the Graduate Registrar at:


Please feel free to contact the Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Office at  or for additional updates, please see the University Commencement Website at: