School of Nursing Spring Graduation & Pinning Ceremony

Friday, April 26, 2019
10:30 a.m.

Fitzgerald Fieldhouse,
University of Pittsburgh campus

Student Attendance

Students graduated/graduating in August 2018, December 2018, April 2019 and August 2019 are invited to take part in the Pitt Nursing Spring Graduation & Pinning Ceremony. 

Student RSVP

Graduates must RSVP for the event at: Nursing Graduation RSVP

General Information

Guests may begin to enter the facility for seating at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are not required for graduates or guests.  There is no limit on the number of guests per graduate. 

Graduates should arrive at the Fitzgerald Fieldhouse no later than 10:00 a.m.  Graduates will have assigned seats for the ceremony. Seat assignments will be sent via email 1 or 2 days before the ceremony. Graduates will be recognized in the following order: baccalaureate, master’s, DNP, then PhD.

The ceremony typically lasts 2 hours.  A dessert reception, also held in the Fitzgerald Fieldhouse, will immediately follow the ceremony.

Attire for Graduates

Baccalaureate graduates are required to wear an all white nursing uniform (any style/brand) and white shoes.

Master’s and doctoral graduates are required to wear University of Pittsburgh academic regalia.   Regalia will be available for purchase at Pitt's Graduation Central on April 9 and 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall.  If you are not able to attend Graduation Central, please contact the University Bookstore at 412-648-1455 to place your order and arrange shipping.  


Find information regarding your diploma at: Office of the Registrar

Contact Information

For questions about School of Nursing Spring Graduation & Pinning Ceremony, contact:
Jennifer Fellows
Director of Operations & Communications
Student Affairs & Alumni Relations
Phone: 412-624-5328

For questions at the University Commencement Ceremony, please contact the Office of Special Events at 412-624-7100.