Aerial view of Brookings Quadrangle at Commencement

Our 156th Commencement


May 17–19, 2017

The university-wide Commencement will take place on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. in Brookings Quadrangle. School and program recognition ceremonies take place before and after Commencement.


More about Commencement

The ceremony was held on Saturday, December 3. Watch the ceremony and read about the candidates.


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Order a customizable keepsake photo book filled with images from Commencement.

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Take a look back at John Lewis' Commencement Address, watch the ceremony, and see all of the memories shared via social media.

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