Commencement Tassel of 2009 Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Congratulations, #UBClassOf2023!

The School of Management will present two commencement ceremonies. All eligible students must have registered to participate. Contact us if you require assistance.

2023 Undergraduate Commencement

Friday, May 19; 1 p.m.
Alumni Arena, North Campus

Watch the Undergraduate Ceremony

Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Management

2023 Graduate Commencement

Friday, May 19; 5 p.m.
Alumni Arena, North Campus

Watch the Graduate Ceremony

Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Professional Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Management Information Systems
  • PhD in Management

Information for Graduates (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Information for Guests

Tickets are not required for the School of Management ceremonies.

Parking Information

We recommend that guests park in the following lots:

  • Slee A Lot
  • Baird A Lot
  • Jacobs A, B and C Lots  

During commencement ceremonies, guests are welcome to park in any faculty/staff and student parking lots; a UB parking pass is not required.

Guests may enter Alumni Arena via the Coventry Circle (front) entrance.  Doors will open approximately one hour prior to the ceremony (12 noon for the 1 p.m. undergraduate ceremony, 4 p.m. for the 5 p.m. graduate ceremony). All seating is general admission.

Friends and family who are not able to attend are invited to view the ceremony via live simulcast online. A link to the livestream is posted on this page.

Event Security

Safety is our first priority. Upon entry to Alumni Arena, security personnel will greet students and guests and conduct a speedy inspection of all bags, purses and containers. They may also ask you to unfasten any outerwear. Due to these security measures, please plan to arrive a few minutes early.

Please note and alert your guests that the following items are strictly prohibited on the premises:

  • Strollers
  • Bags or backpacks larger than 12"x12"x6"
  • Food and beverages
  • Weapons
  • Alcohol
  • Illicit drugs and/or related paraphernalia
  • Signs/sticks
  • Flags/banners
  • Balloons or beach balls
  • Fireworks or explosives
  • Laser objects
  • Voice amplifiers or noise makers
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Any item that, in the judgment of venue management, may pose a safety hazard or diminish the enjoyment of an event by other guests

Contact Caitlin McNulty at