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Commencement 2019

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Graduation Commencement 2019

Sun, 19 May 2019

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

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Commencement Day at Case Western Reserve University includes the university-wide convocation, followed by eight separate school diploma ceremonies.

All ceremonies will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019.



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Sun, May 19, 2019
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

@ Veale Convocation Center
University Convocation

Convocation is the university-wide ceremony where the president confers degrees to all the graduates. It is a traditional ceremony that is attended by many faculty, guests and dignitaries, and is the only time that all of the university's graduates are together for a ceremony. The convocation speaker gives the commencement address, and honorary degrees are presented to recognize excellence in human endeavor. No diplomas are presented to students during convocation.

Convocation begins at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Veale Convocation Center.

Attendance at convocation is required for all undergraduate students, along with graduates of the School of Medicine and graduates of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. Attendance is optional for graduates of other schools.

Tickets are required for guests. For guests without tickets, the convocation will be broadcast in several auxiliary viewing locations on campus and via a live webcast.

Sun, May 19, 2019
11:15 AM – 2:00 PM

@ Veale Convocation Center
Undergraduate Studies Diploma Ceremony

Any student receiving a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from the Case School of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing or Weatherhead School of Management participates in both the university-wide convocation ceremony and undergraduate studies diploma ceremony.

Tickets are required for guests to attend.

More details: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/undergraduate-studies

Sun, May 19, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

@ Severance Hall
School of Medicine Diploma Ceremony

Only students receiving the degree of MD (Doctor of Medicine) participate in the School of Medicine Diploma Ceremony. Graduates must attend the University Convocation in order to participate in the diploma ceremony.

Guests do not need tickets in order to attend the School of Medicine Diploma Ceremony.

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/school-of-medicine

Sun, May 19, 2019
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

@ Cleveland Museum of Art
School of Dental Medicine Diploma Ceremony

Students receiving the degrees of DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) and MSD (Master of Science in Dentistry) participate in the School of Dental Medicine Diploma Ceremony.

Guests do not need tickets in order to attend the School of Dental Medicine Diploma Ceremony.

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/school-of-dental-medicine

Sun, May 19, 2019
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

@ Maltz Performing Arts Center
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences Diploma Ceremony

Students receiving the following degrees participate in the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences Diploma Ceremony:

MSSA: Master of Science in Social Administration

MNO: Master of Nonprofit Organizations

Graduates are required to attend the University Convocation in order to participate in the Diploma Ceremony.

Guests need tickets in order to attend the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences Diploma Ceremony.

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/mandel-school-of-applied-social-sciences

Sun, May 19, 2019
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

@ Veale Convocation Center
School of Graduate Studies Diploma Ceremony

Students receiving the following degrees participate in the School of Graduate Studies Diploma Ceremony:

MA: Master of Arts

MFA: Master of Fine Arts

MPH: Master of Public Health

ME: Master of Engineering

MS: Master of Science

MSA: Master of Science in Anesthesia

MS:E: Master of Science: Engineering

DMA: Doctor of Musical Arts

PhD: Doctor of Philosophy

Guests do not need tickets in order to attend the School of Graduate Studies Diploma Ceremony.

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/school-of-graduate-studies

Sun, May 19, 2019
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

@ University Circle United Methodist Church
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Diploma Ceremony

Students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing will participate in the Undergraduate Studies diploma ceremony.

Only students receiving the following degrees participate in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing diploma ceremony: 

MSN: Master of Science in Nursing

MN: Master of Nursing

DNP: Doctor of Nursing Practice

Guests do not need tickets in order to attend the School of Nursing diploma ceremony: 

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/frances-payne-bolton-school-of-nursing

Sun, May 19, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

@ Severance Hall
Weatherhead School of Management Diploma Ceremony

Students receiving the following degrees participate in the Weatherhead School of Management Diploma Ceremony:

DM: Doctor of Management

MACC: Master of Accountancy

MBA: Master of Business Administration

MEM: Master of Engineering & Management * (Alternates with School of Graduate Studies; 2019 is with Weatherhead School of Management)

MSM-F: Master of Science in Management with a Specialization in Finance

MSM-ORSC: Master of Science in Management with a Specialization in Operations Research and Supply Chain Management

MSM-HC: Master of Science in Management with a Specialization in Healthcare

MSM-BA: Master of Science in Management with a Specialization in Business Analytics

MPOD: Master of Science in Positive Organization Development and Change

Tickets are required for guests to attend this ceremony.

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/weatherhead-school-of-management

Sun, May 19, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

@ Maltz Performing Arts Center
School of Law Diploma Ceremony

Students receiving the following degrees participate in the School of Law Diploma Ceremony:

JD: Juris Doctor

LLM: Master of Laws

SJD: Doctor of Juridical Science

MA-PP: Master of Arts (Patent Practice)


Tickets are required for guests to attend the School of Law Diploma Ceremony.

More details online: https://case.edu/commencement/ceremonies/school-of-law