CEE Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. 

Ramin Room, Bartels Hall

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) will hold a graduation ceremony to recognize our graduates on Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. in the Ramin Room of Bartels Hall. All graduating students earning a Bachelor, Master of Engineering, Master of Science and Ph.D. degree will be recognized during the ceremony and a class picture will be taken. 

If you read or hear on Saturday morning that the University’s 1st ceremony is delayed or cancelled for any reason, this will NOT effect CEE’s Graduation Ceremony. CEE Graduates and their guests should arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. to find their seats in the Ramin Room. Our ceremony will start promptly at 10:00 a.m.

More details will be added to this page as they become available.

Order of Events

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

School of CEE will hold its graduation ceremony in the Ramin Room of Bartels Hall. The ceremony is for CEE:
Ph.D. and M.S.
M.Eng. in Civil and Environmental Engineering
M.Eng. in Engineering Management
B.S. Civil Engineering major
B.S. Environmental Engineering major

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Following the ceremony, join the CEE Reception for graduates and their guests in the Ramin Room, Bartels Hall

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.   

CEE Graduates make their way to the Arts Quad to line up for the procession to Schoellkopf Stadium

12:30 p.m.         

Gates to Schoellkopf Stadium open for Guests

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.       

Procession lines up on the Arts Quad by college/school 

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.       

Procession to Stadium 

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

2nd University Ceremony for College of Engineering, along with Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Computing and Information Science, Cornell Graduate School and Cornell Law School, degrees will be conferred.

Severe Weather Plan

Be Prepared for Any Weather Situation
If the forecast calls for light to moderate rain or hot and humid conditions, the University ceremonies will be held outside, as planned. Be prepared for any possible weather situation. Plan ahead and bring any accessories that you and your guests may need for the day, such as hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, umbrellas, or rain jackets/light coats.

In Case of Severe Weather
Severe weather, such as heavy rains, high winds, or lightning, could pose a threat to public safety. If severe weather is expected, the university will post information to cornell.edu beginning at 7 a.m. on the day of the ceremony.

Depending on the nature of the weather, the university may delay the start of either of the ceremonies by up to one hour. However, in the event of severe weather, the ceremonies will be cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Contacts 

Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Nicholas Wagner

M.Eng. – Engineering Management
EM On-Campus Program Coordinator: Diana Peppin

EM Distance Learning Program Coordinator: Alyssa Lopez

M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D.
Graduate Program Coordinator: Alexis Vargas

CEE Graduates are asked to let their respective program coordinators know how many guests will be attending by April 1. All graduating students earning a Bachelor, Master of Engineering, Master of Science, and Ph.D. degree will be recognized during the ceremony and a class picture will be taken. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at approximately 11:00 a.m.

For more details or questions regarding the University’s Graduation activities and timing of where graduates are to line up for the procession into Schoellkopf on Saturday, visit the University’s Commencement website at: http://commencement.cornell.edu/

Additional Guest Information

Please view a map of Bartels Hall

For information on Parking, Helpful Tips, Accessibility Planning, Livestream Viewing and more, visit the University Commencement website.