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Event Schedule

Spring 2022 Commencement Weekend

Graduates must register through the link in their email invitation by April 8 to have their name announced at the in-person or virtual event.

Spring Commencement is for students who have had their petition for conferral approved by the Registrar, with plans to complete program requirements between December 1 and April 30.

Doors open for guests 90 minutes prior to the beginning of the ceremony. Graduates should plan to arrive 60 minutes prior. A typical ceremony lasts 2 - 2.5 hours.

Schedule of Events

In-person Commencement

April 30 - May 1, 2022

SNHU Arena | 555 Elm St., Manchester, NH

Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 9:30 am:

  • Campus Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral Programs
  • Doors open at 8:00 am
  • Graduate arrival time: 8:30 am

Saturday, April 30 at 2:00pm:

  • Online Graduate Programs
  • Doors open at 12:30 pm
  • Graduate arrival time: 1:00 pm

Sunday, May 1 at 9:30 am:

  • Online Undergraduate Business and STEM Programs
  • Doors open at 8:00 am
  • Graduate arrival time: 8:30 am

Sunday, May 1 at 2:00 pm:

  • Online Undergraduate Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Nursing, and Health Professions Programs
  • Doors open at 12:30 pm
  • Graduate arrival time: 1:00 pm

Virtual Commencement

May 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Stream the ceremony live or watch the recording later. Registration by April 8 is required.  

Fall 2022 Commencement

November 19, 2022

SNHU Arena | 555 Elm St., Manchester, NH

Fall Commencement is for students who have had their petition for conferral approved by the Registrar, with plans to complete program requirements between May 1 and Nov. 30.

Questions? Visit our FAQs page