College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduation Ceremonies

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences COMMENCEMENT Spring 2021

Commencement is a celebratory time for our graduates and their friends and families. We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an in-person commencement this spring to honor graduating students as well as 2020 graduatesGuests will be limited with tickets required. All attendees will be required to wear face masks and keep at least six feet from others not in their household.

2020 graduates are invited to participate in the ceremonies.

Date: Saturday, May 1

PharmD Graduates: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Family and friends who are not able to attend in person are welcome to watch via this YouTube Live link.

BSPS, PhD, and MS Graduates: 2 - 4 p.m.

Family and friends who are not able to attend in person are welcome to watch via this YouTube Live link.

Location: John F. Savage Arena, 2025 N Douglas Rd, Toledo, OH 43606


Savage Arena Map


This is a ticketed event, therefore, admission to the ceremony does require a ticket. More information on ticketing is forthcoming. Seats are assigned and ushers will be available to direct guests to seats.

The ceremonies will also be livestreamed. Students can share the below links with others who would like to watch the ceremonies.

PharmD Graduates:

BSPS, PhD, and MS Graduates:

Academic Regalia & Announcements

Academic Regalia is available for purchase from the University Bookstore. Information from the University Bookstore about obtaining a cap and gown for graduation is available by contacting the bookstore at (419) 530-2516. 


Seating areas are available for guests who use wheelchairs, with family seating in nearby seats.  Please notify Suzanne Lee if you require accommodation assistance.

An American Sign Language interpreter can be present if you or your guest require this type of accommodation. Please contact Suzanne Lee to request this service.


Information about attractions, restaurants and hotels can be found through Destination Toledo.

Award Recipients

Each award recipient will be recognized at a separate virtual award ceremony. Students who are award recipients will receive a separate communication regarding this event and distribution of their awards. Learn more here


B.S.P.S., Ph.D. and M.S. 2020 and 2021 Graduates - Contact Sue Lee

Pharm.D. 2020 and 2021 Graduates - Contact Dr. Megan Kaun.

Meet Some Of Our 2021 Graduates

Last Updated: 5/5/21