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Commencement

CONGRATULATIONS to the CLASS OF 2022! 

Post University will hold its 132nd commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2022 on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the historic Palace Theater in downtown Waterbury. 

Your commencement weekend details are available here. Please read all information carefully!

We were excited to host two separate ceremonies for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students:

  • The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. EDT, for all Doctoral and Graduate students, all American Sentinel College Undergraduate students, and all Main Campus Graduate and Undergraduate students
  • The afternoon ceremony begins at 3 p.m. EDT, for all online Post University Undergraduate students.

Post University will also livestream both ceremonies online for those who are not able to attend in-person.  The names of all graduates, whether in attendance or not, will be shown on-screen throughout the livestream broadcasts.


COVID-19 Update and Guidelines

May 13, 2022 –  The CDC has listed six Connecticut Counties, including Waterbury’s, in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map.

Residents and guests should wear a mask indoors in public.

While masks are not required at our event, mask wearing is encouraged.

If you or any of your guests are not feeling well or have any COVID symptoms, please do not attend commencement.


Commencement Weekend Event Schedule

Thursday, May 12, 2022

6 p.m. –  Baldrige Scholar Awards (by invitation) at The Country Club of Waterbury

Saturday, May 14, 2022

11 a.m. –  Honors and Leadership Societies’ Induction Ceremony (by invitation). This event will take place on the Post University campus.

2 p.m. –  The Post University LGBTQ+ Affinity Group presents the First Annual Lavender Commencement, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University.  This event will take place on the Post University campus. RSVP NOW

4 p.m. – Open House Reception for Graduates
Graduates and their families are invited to visit the Post campus as we celebrate the Class of 2022. Light refreshments will be served as you tour the campus, meet faculty and associates, gather with fellow graduates, and enjoy some special activities just for YOU!  RSVP NOW

Sunday, May 15, 2022

10 a.m. – Morning Ceremony at The Palace Theater, Waterbury, CT

3 p.m. – Afternoon Ceremony at The Palace Theater, Waterbury, CT


Please use these webpages to help plan and prepare for the day, and check back often for updates.

If you need additional information:

  • For questions regarding your academic eligibility to walk in commencement and/or regalia
    • John P. Burke School of Public Service and Education, School of Arts and Sciences, and Malcolm Baldridge School of Business: email [email protected]
    • American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences: contact your Student Success Advisor or email [email protected]
  • For questions regarding the commencement ceremony, email [email protected]

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