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2014 ECE Graduation

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2014 graduation ceremony, and congratulations to our graduates! Please check back for updates on our 2015 ceremony, which will be held Friday, June 12th.

Participants are highly encouraged to wear appropriate regalia. Regalia can be purchased ahead of time from The PSU Bookstore. Please have your regalia on when you arrive. Ph.D. students will be hooded.

We ask participants to silence electronic devices. Please do not bring purses or other bags to the department graduation ceremony, or leave them with friends or family members.

For information about the PSU Commencement ceremony, please see


How do I RSVP?

RSVPs were due June 1st; thank you for sending yours in!

How long does the ceremony last?

The ceremony itself will start at 10:00 a.m. and last about one hour. Please plan to stay after for coffee & tea.

I didn't RSVP. Can I attend?

Please sign in before 9:30 a.m.

I RSVP'd, but didn't recieve a confirmation. Can I attend?

Of course! You should have received a reminder e-mail if you RSVP'd, but don't worry if you haven't seen it yet. We want you to come and celebrate with us.

Where can my guests park?

 Parking options near the Park Block include the Shattuck Lot and Parking Structure One.   A full listing of PSU parking options can be found here. 

Which side does my tassel go on?

Your right side, please! 

What do I do when I get there?

Check-in tables will be set up between Millar Library and Blackstone Hall.  Find the table for your group (undergraduate or graduate) and an ECE Staff member will assist you from there.  Students will line up within these groups:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science, Power Engineering
  • Master of Science (coursework) and Master of Engineering
  • Master of Science with Thesis
  • Doctor of Philosophy

How early should my family and friends show up to get a seat?

Everyone should be in their seats by 10:00 a.m. We expect a very large group, so family and friends can plan to arrive a little early. The space will not be available before 8:00 a.m.