• Commencement 2020

    Prepared to change the way the world works

    Commencement is the day the Worcester State University community and your family and friends gather to commemorate your dedication and academic achievement—you’ve reached a monumental goal in your lifetime. The hallmarks of this special occasion are a commitment to rigorous academics and service to others. Our future depends on your leadership. This is a time to reminisce about your life at Worcester State University as a student and look forward to the years ahead as a professional. As Worcester State graduates, you will help us continue our tradition of excellence.

    Schedule of Events

    Nurses Pinning Ceremony
    Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Date to be determined
    Sullivan Auditorium

    Undergraduate Commencement
    Saturday, May 16, 2020, 10 a.m.
    Friday, August 14, 2020, Evening
    DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester
    More information

    Graduate School Commencement & Hooding
    Friday, May 15, 2020, 6 p.m.
    Friday, August 28, 2020, 6 p.m.
    Wellness Center
    More information

    Party on the Eve
    A Special Class of 2020 & Alumni Celebration
    Friday May 15, 2020, 6-9 p.m.
    Date to be determined
    Wasylean Hall Patio
    Register: https://alumni.worcester.edu/partyontheeve20

    Accessibility Accommodations and Accessible Seating Requests

    Accessible seating will be provided for those with limited mobility or those who require a wheelchair. Students are required to fill out a form to request accessible tickets in advance, and all requests are due as follows:

    • Undergraduate Commencement: August 1, 2020
    • Graduate Commencement: August 14, 2020

    The University cannot guarantee that there will be accessible seating available after the deadline. Please note that there will be two tickets available per request, one for the person with mobility issues and one for a companion.

    Request Accessible Seating

    Note: WSU login required to access request form.

    ASL interpreters will be onsite, and visible from any area in the DCU center.

    Wheelchairs are not provided either by the DCU or the University.