Commencement Ceremony, May 4, 2024, at 11 a.m. (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)

In addition to our May 2024 graduates, we are proud of all our students participating in the ceremony, including the cohorts from December 2023 and August 2024. The ceremony will include remarks from the president, keynote speaker, conferring of Honorary Degrees, and student degrees.

It will take place atSoldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
(4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15213).

Mass Honoring Our Graduates 

Sunday, April 28, 2024
Location and Time TBD

Interfaith Baccalaureate and Time of Reflection 

Friday, May 3
at 1:30 p.m.
Gailliot Center

Honors Convocation

Friday, May 3
at 3 p.m.
Rosemary Heyl Theatre, Antonian Hall 

Nursing Graduates Pinning Ceremony

Friday, May 3
at 6 p.m.
Rosemary Heyl Theatre, Antonian Hall 

Planning Information for Families and Guests

We are happy to provide reserved seating for guests who have disabilities or need special assistance. Please fill out the Guest Accommodation Form to request a reservation.

Parking Information

Complimentary parking, courtesy of UPMC, is available in the lot at the corner of O’Hara Street and Bigelow Blvd. This lot will be open from 9am to 4pm.

Paid parking is available in the University of Pittsburgh parking garage located under the lawn in front of Soldiers & Sailors. Entrance is on Bigelow Blvd.

Guests who need assistance can be dropped off in the Soldiers & Sailors side lot on University Avenue, but the vehicle must be moved right away.


As each student processes across the stage, a photo will be taken. Following the ceremony, backdrops will be set up for you to capture this special day. Photos captured by our photographer will be available for purchase.

No photography tripods or balloons are permitted at Commencement.

Be sure to add #CarlowCommencement2024 to all your posts on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. And don’t forget to get your photo with Shammy!

Hotel Accommodations

Residence Inn by Marriott Pittsburgh 

+1 (412) 621-5600  
3341 Forbes Avenue 

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh University Medical Center 

+1 (412) 681-1000 
Hampton by Hilton Hotel Rooms and Reservations 
3315 Hamlet Street 

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You become a Carlow alum the day you graduate. We invite you to stay connected to Carlow and your fellow alumni. You have the opportunity to build relationships with creators, difference-makers and movers who graduated from Carlow.

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