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Commencement will be held on Friday May 15, 2015

At Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
1:00 p.m. Graduate Student Ceremony; 7:00 p.m. Undergraduate Student Ceremony

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for reviewing and conferring degrees and for printing diplomas.

All students MUST apply for graduation through MedailleOne. Failure to do so by the published deadline could result in a delay of diploma and/or graduation conferral date.  For detailed instructions, click here.

If you do not apply, we will not know you are ready to graduate and will not review your program or confer your degree.

Certificate Students

Students applying for a certificate, will follow the same process of applying for graduation as degree seeking students. The fee for applying for a certificate is $10.00.  For detailed instructions, click here.


Diplomas are ordered approximately two weeks after each conferral date. It typically takes 7 business days from the date of order for the diplomas to be mailed.

Diplomas are mailed certified mail "return receipt requested" to the address indicated on each graduate's graduation application. If your address changes between the time you apply for graduation and when your degree is conferred, please contact the Registrar's Office immediately so that your diploma is mailed to the right place.

  • A signature is required upon delivery. The post office will attempt delivery three times. If no one is there to sign for it, the diploma will be held at the post office for pick up.  After a certain period of time, it will be mailed back to the Registrar's Office where it will be kept
  • Diplomas will be mailed once all financial, academic, and student affairs holds are resolved

Should your diploma arrive damaged, contact the Registrar's Office immediately.

Students who have lost their diploma may order a replacement. Medaille College does not issue "extra" diplomas. We will only issue a replacement if the diploma is lost, damaged, or stolen. Please use the Diploma Reorder Form to request a replacement.

Commencement Ceremony

Medaille College's annual commencement ceremony is a time for celebration and recognition of accomplishment. It is held in May of each year.

Students who graduated within the past year are eligible to participate. Also, students who are within six credits of degree completion and who are applied for June or August conferral are eligible to participate. Students must have an active graduation application to participate.

Commencement Documents and Information

Ticket orders can be placed through the Eventbrite Ticket Request Form which will be available April 15-May 15.  Tickets are required for all guests attending the ceremony and will be scanned for verification prior to entry at Kleinhans Music Hall.  No admission ticket is required for graduates.

Need more information about graduation?

Please contact the Registrar's Office @ 880-2365 or at

The Registrar's Office is located at the Buffalo Campus, on the first floor of the Main Building (M133).

Office hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Call us at:
(716) 880-2366 or (716) 880-2365

Additional Links

Transfer Equivalency List
Transfer Policy
Articulation Agreements