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Future Commencement Dates

Planning ahead? We look forward to celebrating with you and your family!

Each year's schedule will be published by mid-February. The Commencement schedule follows a similar general pattern each year (subject to change). This includes:

  • Thursday: Phi Beta Kappa Initiation/Reception; ROTC Commissioning Ceremony; Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern Ceremony/Reception; Baccalaureate Service; Candlelight Ceremony
  • Friday: Lavender Graduation, Ceremonia Raíces; Donning of the Kente;  University-wide Main Ceremony (7pm)
  • Saturday: Departmental Diploma Ceremonies & Receptions (various times & locations throughout the day)
Future Dates
  • May 16-18, 2024
  • May 15-17, 2025
  • May 14-16, 2026
  • May 20-22, 2027