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Commencement

CONGRATULATIONS POST GRADUATES!

Class of 2024

Post University will hold two commencement ceremonies for the class of 2024 on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at the historic Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. 

Ceremony Times:

10 a.m. ET – all Doctoral and Graduate students and all Main Campus Undergraduate students

3 p.m. ET – all online Undergraduate students (Post University AND American Sentinel College)

There are four steps students must complete to participate in an in-person commencement ceremony:

  1. Reply to emails from the Registrar’s Office regarding graduation and complete your graduation application.
  2. Reply to a follow-up email asking if you are attending a commencement ceremony in-person.
  3. Purchase commencement regalia.
  4. Request guest tickets through our online ticket reservation system once it goes live.

Check back here often for commencement updates and keep an eye on your student email address for more information in the coming months!

Commencement 2024 Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 9, 2024           

5:30 p.m. – Baldrige Scholar Awards (by invitation) Location TBA

Friday, May 10, 2024

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

1 p.m. – Master Hooding Ceremony
We are delighted to extend an invitation to Masters degree graduates for the upcoming Master Hooding Ceremony, a significant and memorable event that marks the culmination of your academic journey. This ceremony is a celebration of your dedication, hard work, and accomplishments as a graduate student. What is a Hooding Ceremony? The Hooding Ceremony is a tradition in academia that symbolizes the successful completion of your master’s degree. During the ceremony, you will be recognized for your academic achievements and hooded by the Dean, signifying your transition from a student to a master in your field. The hood itself is a colorful and symbolic garment representing your specific academic discipline, and having it placed over your shoulders signifies the conferral of your master’s degree. It is a proud moment that you, your family, and friends will cherish.

3 p.m. –  The Post University LGBTQ+ Affinity Group presents the Third Annual Lavender Commencement, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally students and acknowledging their achievements and contributions to the University. This event will take place on the Post University campus.
(RSVP:  https://postevents.net/LavenderCommencement2024)

4 – 6 p.m. – Open Campus Reception for Graduates – Graduates and their families are invited to visit the Post campus as we celebrate the Class of 2024.  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! This event Will take place on the Post University campus.
(RSVP: https://postevents.net/OpenCampusReception2024)

Saturday, May 11, 2023

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

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

Class of 2023

Post University held its 133rd commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the historic Palace Theater in downtown Waterbury. 

We were excited to host two separate ceremonies for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET.

  • The morning ceremony began 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 began at 3 p.m. EDT, for all online Post University Undergraduate students.

Post University also live streamed both ceremonies online for those who are not able to attend in-person. This broadcast of the live event showed the names of all graduates, whether in attendance or not, on-screen during the ceremony.

Be sure to check out our various Photos Galleries from each ceremony.

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