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Maxwell School Convocation and Syracuse University Commencement

Students celebrating

Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs will celebrate Convocation and Commencement for graduating students the weekend of May 10–12, 2024.

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Convocation Ceremonies

Degree candidates are individually recognized at the convocation ceremonies. A live stream option will be available during both the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies. More details will be coming soon.

Undergraduate Students


The Maxwell School will celebrate the Class of 2024 undergraduate students at the Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 11 from 8:30–10:30 a.m. in the JMA Wireless Dome.

There will be a reception held for the graduates and their guests immediately following Convocation at 10:30 a.m. outside on the Quad where light refreshments will be served. 

For more information regarding the Undergraduate Convocation, please contact:

 

Graduate Students


The Maxwell School will celebrate the Class of 2024 graduate students at the Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 10 from 9–10:30 a.m. in Hendricks Chapel.

There will be a reception held for the graduates and their guests immediately following Convocation at 10:30 a.m. outside in the Lincoln Courtyard behind Maxwell and Eggers Hall where light refreshments will be served. 

For questions about convocation please email Bethany Walawender

Students sitting at commencement in the Dome

Commencement Ceremony


The Syracuse University 2024 Commencement ceremony for all Syracuse University graduation candidates will take place at the JMA Wireless Dome on Sunday, May 12, 2024 at 9:30 a.m. 

For more information regarding Syracuse University’s 2023 Commencement weekend please visit the Commencement website

Need More Information?


For more information regarding Syracuse University’s 2023 Commencement weekend or for details pertaining to COVID-19 protocols, please visit the Commencement website or email Bethany Walawender.

 

Students walking into commencement with Maxwell sign

Accessibility Information

Sign language interpreters and computer aided real-time translation (CART) will be provided at all Saturday Convocation ceremonies as well as Commencement.

For Commencement only, complete and submit the online form to indicate any disability-related accommodations needed for graduation candidates and their guests. The deadline to submit the online form is May 1, 2023.