Commencement is a very special time at Susquehanna, not only for our students, but also for their families and the entire SU community. It is the culmination of the academic year and the student’s undergraduate experience — a monumental celebration for those who have completed their degree at Susquehanna University.

Susquehanna’s 164th Commencement ceremony, celebrating the Class of 2022, is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 in James W. Garrett Sports Complex, Field House.

Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony Livestream & Recording

2022 Schedule of Events


Cap & Gown Distribution, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Benjamin Apple Meeting Rooms, Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center

Graduate Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Evert Dining Room, Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center

Mandatory Rehearsal for Graduates, 2 p.m., Weber Chapel Auditorium

UMOJA Ceremony & Reception, 4 p.m., Stretansky Concert Hall, Cunningham Center for Music & Art

Baccalaureate Ceremony, 7:30 p.m., Weber Chapel Auditorium


Commencement Brunch for Graduates, Families and Guests (optional), 9:30–11 a.m and 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Evert Dining Room, Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center

Graduates and their guests are invited to the Commencement Brunch. To allow everyone ample time to enjoy the brunch, there will be the two seatings: 9:30–11 a.m. or 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Reserve tickets for your preferred seating by contacting Amanda Martin at 570–372–4228 or The cost is $16 for each guest age 8 and over, and $10 for children age 7 and under. Graduates attend at no charge, and can reserve and pick up their complimentary ticket in the Dining Services Office.

Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony, 1 p.m., James W. Garrett Sports Complex, Field House

Commencement Reception, 3 p.m., Charles B.Degenstein Campus Center, Patio Area

*Schedule of events will continue to be updated as details are finalized.

Meet Our 2022 Commencement Speaker 

Taiisha Swinton-Buck ’08, principal of Baltimore’s Digital Harbor High School and Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals’ 2021 Principal of the Year, will deliver the keynote address at Susquehanna University’s 164th Commencement on Saturday, May 28.


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Taiisha Swinton-Buck


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