May Commencement Events

To be completed by Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration graduation candidates:

  • Order Cap and Gown Rental: wearing the cap, gown, and tassel is both traditional and required for participation in the procession and both university and Nolan School ceremonies.

For details and instructions regarding university and Nolan School events, including a full weekend schedule; information about accommodations, dining, and parking; special instructions for those needing mobility-assistance; and announcement cards, please review the University Commencement website.


Weekend Event Schedules

Senior Class Convocation – During Senior Days, dates TBD

Schoellkopf Stadium (gates open 8:00 a.m.)

Two (2) University Commencement Ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Schoellkopf Field.  The Nolan School is part of the first ceremony from 10 a.m to 11:00 a.m.

University and Nolan School Events: Saturday, May 28

The Commencement Ceremony will be held in Schoellkopf Stadium. Students should make arrangements ahead of time to meet family and guests after the individual college ceremonies following the university’s Commencement Ceremony in Schoellkopf.

First University Commencement Ceremony

  • 8:00 a.m.: Gates open at Schoellkopf Stadium
  • 8:00 a.m.: Students go to Arts Quad
  • 9:00 a.m.: Procession from Arts Quad to stadium begins
  • 10:00 a.m.: Commencement Ceremony begins
  • 11:00 a.m.: Commencement Ceremony ends
  • 11:00 am.: Graduates and families go to college events

Nolan School Ceremony

The Nolan School is pleased to invite B.S, MMH, and Baker Program in Real Estate degree candidates and their families to a special ceremony in Barton Hall following the university’s Commencement ceremony.  Lunch will be provided with the ceremony to follow.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15p.m, immediately following the university ceremony:

  • Candidates and guests to Barton Hall, lunch to be provided.
  • Candidate please help guests find a seat and enjoy your lunch.

12:15 p.m. Preparation for the Ceremony

  • Guest please remain seated
  • Candidates please line up for procession

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nolan School Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Please Note: In the event of severe weather, schedules are subject to change: please visit the university Commencement website for current information.