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 Sunday, March 1, 2020 and closes on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
It is extremely important that you complete the registration for the commencement related events .
University Convocation – Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in Veale Convocation Center
University Convocation is on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. 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 17, 2020 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, Master of Business Analytics and Intelligence, Master of Finance, Master of Healthcare Management, Master of Supply Chain Management and MEM programs. Weatherhead Diploma Ceremony is on Sunday, May 17, 2020 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.
Registration Open: March 1 – April 1, 2020
Undergraduates please click here for information regarding the undergraduate diploma ceremony and reception.
Other Important Dates to Note
Tuesday, March 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., School of Law – Law Doc Fitting
Friday, March 20, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tinkham Veale University Center, Main Floor – Medical Doc. fitting
Weatherhead Grad Fair 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2:30 – 6:30 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 2020
Wednesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 26, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
University Bookstore (216.368.2650) in Uptown at Euclid and E. 115
University Grad Fair 2020 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 2020 while you save time, money and begin your commencement celebration.
Announcements will be available for pick up at the graduate student services office (PBL 150) starting Tuesday,
March 17, 2020.
Convocation & Diploma Ceremony Tickets 2020
Convocation & Diploma ceremony tickets will be available for pick up at the graduate student services office (PBL 150) starting Monday, May 4, 2020. 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 17, 2020 in the Graduate Student Services office (PBL 150) starting at 7:30 a.m. Tickets cannot be mailed out to students in Fulltime/Part time programs. Tickets can be mailed out by request to residence only programs. Lost tickets cannot be replaced.
Doctor of Management Programs Graduation Reception
Saturday, May 16, 4 – 6:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, May 17, 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.
View the full commencement day schedule of events