American Univesity of Beirut

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

The Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the AUB Green Field in the presence of the undergraduate candidates, class of 2019-20; dignitaries and special guests; faculty members; and family and friends.

Invitees of graduating students will be asked to head to the Green Field starting 6:30 pm.

Seating during the main commencement ceremony will be provided on a first come, first served basis.


The program for the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony is as follows:

Commencement Processional

Lebanese National Anthem

Welcoming Address - Fadlo R. Khuri, President

Message of the Graduating Class

Student Speaker - TBD

Commencement Address - TBD

Musical interlude

Presentation of Candidates for Degrees

Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Nadia Maria El Cheikh, Dean

Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture - Alan Shihadeh, Dean

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences - Rabi Hassan Mohtar, Dean

Faculty of Health Sciences - Iman Nuwayhid, Dean

Suliman S. Olayan School of Business - Steve Harvey, Dean

Rafic Hariri School of Nursing - Leila Farhoud, Interim Dean o​f Rafic Hariri School of Nursing

Alma Mater - AUB Choir

Commencement Recessional

At the end of the ceremony, members of the audience are requested to rise as the Alma Mater is being played, and to remain standing until after the Recessional

A special performance will follow the main ceremony.

For more information, please contact the Events Unit at the Office of University Advancement | Advancement Services, tel. 01-350 000, ext.: 2685 or e-mail:​

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