Upated 22 January 2024. Please bookmark for future updates.

The Swanson School of Engineering will host 6 departmental ceremonies the weekend of April 26-28. The Order of the Engineer will also be held that weekend and will not conflict with any of the departmental ceremonies or Commencement.

Pitt will host an in-person University-wide commencement ceremony for undergraduate student candidates on Sunday, April 28, at the Petersen Events Center. Those who earned bachelor’s degrees during the academic term April 2024 will receive an invitation via their Pitt email accounts.

STUDENTS: Please check your Pitt email for information.

PARENTS: Please note that it is the student's responsibility to complete all registration information, including number of guests and number of wait list requests.

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Two paricipants take part in the 2021 Order of the Engineer CeremonySaturday, April 27, 2024
9-10 am (End time is approximate. Event will not overlap with other departmental ceremonies)

Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Bellefield Hall

Attire: Business casual

Questions should be directed to ENGRevents@pitt.edu

More information about the Order of the Engineer can be found here.

Department Recognition Ceremonies


Saturday, April 27
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Union Assembly Room

Contact: bioeugad@pitt.edu

Chemical and Petroleum 

Saturday, April 27
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Union Assembly Room

Contact: Nicole Drebsky

Civil and Environmental

Saturday, April 27
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Union Ballroom & Kurtzmann Room

Contact: Krystina Primack

Electrical and Computer

Friday, April 26
4:00 pm
Union Assembly and Ballroom

Contact: Erin Rhodes (EE-BS)


Sunday, April 28
9:00 - 11:00 am
University Club Ballroom B

Contact: ugradie@pitt.edu

Mechanical and Materials Science

Saturday April 27
Soliders and Sailors

Contact: Heather Manns