The university-wide commencement convocation at Case Western Reserve University is a formal academic ceremony featuring the presentation of honorary degrees and awards. Undergraduates, graduates and professional-school students will have their degrees officially conferred at this ceremony. Following the university-wide convocation, diplomas will be presented at separate ceremonies. Receptions are held to honor new graduates, and precede or follow each diploma ceremony.
All students receiving a bachelor's degree, regardless of major, will be presented with their diploma at the undergraduate studies diploma ceremony.