Weatherhead Commencement 2019 | Weatherhead

Weatherhead Commencement 2019

Commencement is a very special day when we celebrate the success of our graduating students. It is an enjoyable time to share with fellow students, faculty, family and friends.

Student Registration Information

Weatherhead graduate students will have to register using the University Commencement registration system, which opens on Friday, March 1, 2019 and closes on Monday, April 1, 2019.

It is extremely important that you complete the registration for the commencement related events .

University Convocation – Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in Veale Convocation Center

University Convocation is on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:30am in the Veale Convocation Center. This is a limited ticket event. Each student participating and registered to attend the University Convocation will receive two guest tickets. The graduating student does not need a ticket to enter Veale Convocation Center.

Weatherhead Diploma Ceremony – Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3 p.m. in Severance Hall

Weatherhead Diploma Ceremony is for students graduating from the following Weatherhead programs including Doctor of Management, PhD, EMBA, Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA, MPOD, MAcc, MSM-Business Analytics, MSM-Finance, MSM-Healthcare, MSM-ORSC and MEM programs. Weatherhead Diploma Ceremony is on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3 p.m. in Severance Hall. This is a limited ticket event. Each student participating and registered to attend the Weatherhead Diploma Ceremony will receive up to four guest tickets. The graduating student does not need a ticket to enter Severance Hall.

You must have a valid Case Western Reserve University Network ID (e.g. abc123) and password to register online.

Register Here

Registration Open: March 1 – April 1, 2019
Undergraduates please click here for information regarding the undergraduate diploma ceremony and reception.

Other Important Dates to Note

Doctoral Fittings
Wednesday, March 6, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., School of Law
Friday, March 15, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tinkham Veale University Center, Main Floor

Weatherhead Grad Fair 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 3 – 6 p.m.
PBL Glass Lounge

This fair allows students to gather information pertaining to convocation and diploma ceremonies. University Bookstore will be on-site to sell regalia.

University Grad Fair 2019

Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
University Bookstore (216.368.2650) in Uptown at Euclid and E. 115

University Grad Fair 2019 is Case Western Reserve University's official “one stop shop” for all graduation information, services and products and promises “no hassle for your tassel” to members of the class of 2019 while you save time, money and begin your commencement celebration.

Tickets/Announcement Distribution
April 30 – May 19, 2019

Convocation & Diploma ceremony tickets will be available for pick up at the graduate student services office (PBL 150) starting Tuesday April 30, 2019. Tickets may be picked up from Graduate Student Services office (PBL 150) anytime from Monday–Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. only. All envelopes not picked up will be available on Sunday, May 19, 2019 in the Graduate Student Services office (PBL 150) starting at 7:30 a.m.

Doctor of Management Programs Graduation Reception
Saturday, May 18, 4 – 6:30 p.m.
Dively Pavilion

This reception is open to the families and friends of DM and PhD in Management: Designing Sustainable Systems graduates, current DM students, faculty, advisors and guests. For additional information about the event, contact Sue Nartker at 216.368.1943 or

Dessert Reception
Sunday, May 19, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Peter B. Lewis Building

Celebrating the success and achievements of the newest alumni of Weatherhead School of Management with their families and friends.

Commencement Day
View the full commencement day schedule of events