We are hopeful that we will be together for 2021 Wharton Graduation Ceremonies, though the health and wellness of our Wharton students, families and community are of utmost importance. During this time of uncertainty, we will continue to make adjustments to current plans as needed.

2021 Ceremony Schedules


Graduation 2021 FAQ

Has a formal announcement regarding Wharton graduation for the Class of 2021 been made?

No, an announcement has not been made yet for the May graduating class. We hope to have more information to share in the coming days.

Will there be virtual aspects to the Graduation celebration?

Yes, Wharton will host graduation festivities that can be enjoyed virtually from anywhere in the world, regardless of what is decided regarding an in-person graduation. These events will be livestreamed for students and families.

Will there be in-person aspects to the Graduation celebration?

At this time, we do not have guidance on what in-person activities would be approved for Penn graduates.

Should my family make plans to travel to Philadelphia for graduation in May 2021?

We advise families hold on plans until more guidance is given on the possibility of guests being able to attend any in-person ceremony at Penn.

What is the latest information on regalia?

Please check with your division representative regarding regalia for 2021 graduates. At this time, we are hoping that regalia will be made available from the bookstore as it has been in previous years.

Watch the 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebrations