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Schedule of Events

Class of 2021 Commencement Weekend & Event Traditions

Thursday, April 30
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. — Graduate Student Wren Bell Ringing

Bell ringing is by appointment only. Contact [[commencement]] for more info.

Thursday, May 6
10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. — Undergraduate Student Wren Bell Ringing

Bell ringing is by appointment only. Contact [[commencement]] for more info.

Friday, May 7
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. — Undergraduate Student Wren Bell Ringing

Bell ringing is by appointment only. Contact [[commencement]] for more info.

Thursday, May 20

Learn more about the virtual cultural/identity celebrations.

Noon — Lavender Celebration (Virtual)
3:00 p.m. — Ceremonia Raíces: Latinx Celebration (Virtual)
5:00 p.m. — Donning of the Kente Celebration (Virtual)
7:30 p.m. — Asian, Pacific Islander & Middle Eastern/Southwest Asian Celebration (Virtual)
Friday, May 21
Various Times — Departmental Celebrations (Virtual)
Learn more about the school and department virtual celebrations.
4:00 p.m. — Graduate 1 Ceremony
  • Business Graduate
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Bell Ringing for Returning Students (Wren Building)
Only graduating students may enter the Wren Building. No registration required.
9:30 p.m. — Candlelight Ceremony
Saturday, May 22
9:30 a.m. — Graduate 2 Ceremony
  • Arts & Sciences (Graduate)
  • Education (Graduate)
  • Law
  • Marine Science
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. - Bell Ringing for Returning Students (Wren Building)
Only graduating students may enter the Wren Building. No registration required.
2:30 p.m. — Undergraduate 1 Ceremony 
  • Economics
  • Global Studies
  • Government
  • International Relations
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
7:30 p.m. — Undergraduate 2 Ceremony
  • Chemistry
  • Kinesiology & Health Sciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Sunday, May 23
9:30 a.m. — Undergraduate 3 Ceremony
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art & Art History
  • Business (Undergraduate)
  • Classical Studies
  • English
  • Film & Media Studies
  • Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatre
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. - Bell Ringing for Returning Students (Wren Building)
Only graduating students may enter the Wren Building. No registration required.
2:30 p.m. — Undergraduate 4 Ceremony
  • Biology
  • Computational & Applied Mathematics & Statistics
  • Chinese Language & Culture
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Elementary Education (BAEd)
  • French & Francophone Studies
  • Geology
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Self-Designed