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University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Commencement
May 13, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Fauver Stadium at the Brian F. Prince Athletic Complex, River Campus

The Class of 2022 Commencement will kick off a new Rochester tradition of inviting all graduates
to attend a University-wide commencement ceremony for degree conferrals.

Doctoral Degree Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

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School of Medicine and Dentistry Master's Degree Ceremony
Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Class of '62 Auditorium

View Virtual Ceremony


Parking is available for this event in Lot 12 off Kendrick Road and the MRB lot adjacent to the School of Medicine and Dentistry on Elmwood Avenue.

Arrival Times

Master’s Degree candidates must arrive at the Flaum Atrium at the School of Medicine and Dentistry no later than 3:30 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.

Virtual Ceremony

Live feed:


A limited number of guests will be allowed to attend.  More details to come.


All student regalia must be ordered directly through the University’s bookstore by April 1, 2022. Order here.

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 Assistant Registrar at (585) 273-1620.


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