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Cornell Commencement is an amazing weekend of celebrations large and small. It is the culmination of hard work and perseverance by graduates, and love and support of family and friends. This website provides information on Johnson School events, as well as links to Cornell University events and planning resources.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

CONGRATULATIONS to our graduates, families, and friends!

Johnson School Student Activities Office
107 Sage Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Office: 607-255-0068
Email: Student

SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022

  • The Cornell University Commencement Ceremony #1 in Schoellkopf Stadium at 10:00 a.m.  CORNELL LIVESTREAM LINK This is the event where degrees are offically conferred on each program collectively; individual names are not called. All Johnson School graduates are invited to participate in this event. TICKETS: Tickets are not required, but the university is requesting that you register yourself and your guests online.
  • The Johnson School Recognition Ceremonies in Bartels Hall, Newman Arena are the events where each graduate is individually recognized by name and walks across the stage.
    • The 1:30 p.m. ceremony is for Johnson School PhD, Ithaca MBA, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA, and Johnson MPS in Management Graduates.  JOHNSON LIVESTREAM LINK
      This event will be followed by a reception at Sage Hall. Guest tickets are not required, but graduates had to register by May 23 to be assigned as seat.
    • The 5:00 p.m. ceremony is for Johnson School EMBA Americas, EMBA Metro NY, EMBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership, and Cornell-Tsinghua MBA Graduates.  JOHNSON EMBA LIVESTREAM LINK
      This event will be followed by a reception at Sage Hall.
    • TICKETS: Tickets are not required for the Johnson School Bartels Hall recognition events, but guests will be required to follow all Cornell Commencement COVID-19 event guidelines..

ATTIRE: Throughout the weekend, you and your guests should dress comfortably (business casual is common). Be prepared for crowds and lots of walking; and for assorted weather (hot, wet, cold, etc.). Bartels Hall is not air conditioned, and there is little shade/coverage in Schoellkopf Stadium.

For full information on travel, lodging, parking, accessibility, etc., please visit: Cornell University Commencement Website