For Immediate Release
Date: March 26, 2020
Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Communications/Media Relations
Bloomsburg University to Postpone Commencement Ceremony Until August
BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has postponed its Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on event sizes.
The Spring commencement ceremonies, which were originally scheduled for May 8-9, will now be held the weekend of August 7-9. More information will be communicated about the August ceremonies as it becomes available.
“We considered a variety of options before this difficult decision was made,” said BU President Bashar W. Hanna. “Because the health and well-being of the entire BU community is paramount, we feel that this postponement is a necessary step toward ensuring the safety of all our community members: our graduates, their families and friends, and our faculty and staff.”
For information on Bloomsburg University’s COVID-19 response go to www.bloomu.edu/coronavirus