Commencement 2021
May 18–21, 2021

The university-wide Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 8:30 a.m.

In addition to the university-wide Commencement ceremony, our schools and programs hold separate ceremonies recognizing each individual student.


2021 Calendar of Events

Times are subject to change.

Tuesday, May 18

ARMY ROTC 103nd COMMISSIONING CEREMONY
1 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

MILITARY AND VETERANS
4 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

STUDENTS WITH CHILDREN/FAMILIES
5:30 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, May 19

ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER DESI AMERICAN (APIDA)
12 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

FIRST GENERATION
1:30 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

LAVENDER
3 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

BLACK SENIOR ALLIANCE
5 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

LATINX RECOGNITION CEREMONY
7:30 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
7:30 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, May 20

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
8:30 a.m. Recognition Ceremony

BLACK GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS
9 a.m. Recognition Ceremony

MCKELVEY SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
1:30 p.m.  Undergraduate and Graduate Recognition Ceremony

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
4 p.m. Hooding and Recognition Ceremony

PROGRAMS IN CLINICAL INVESTIGATION,
POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCES AND
APPLIED HEALTH BEHAVIOR RESEARCH

4 p.m. Joint Recognition Ceremony

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE PROGRAM
5 p.m. Pre-Commencement Reception

BROWN SCHOOL
7:30 p.m. Hooding and Recognition Ceremony

SAM FOX SCHOOL OF DESIGN & VISUAL ARTS
(ARCHITECTURE & ART)

7 p.m. Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 21

ALL-UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
8:30 a.m.

BROWN SCHOOL
11 a.m. (or following Commencement) Diploma pick-up and Reception

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
11 a.m. Diploma pick-up and Reception

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
11 a.m. Diploma pick-up and Reception

SAM FOX SCHOOL OF DESIGN & VISUAL ARTS
Diploma pick-up and Reception
11a.m. (or following Commencement)

MCKELVEY SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Undergraduate and Graduate Diploma pick-up and Reception
11 a.m. (or following Commencement)

PROGRAM IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
1 p.m. Diploma Ceremony

PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
1:30 p.m. Diploma Distribution and Hooding Ceremony

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
11 a.m. (or following Commencement) Diploma pick-up and Reception

OLIN BUSINESS SCHOOL
11:30 a.m. Undergraduate Recognition Ceremony

SCHOOL OF LAW
11:30 Recognition Ceremony and Diploma Distribution

PROGRAM IN AUDIOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
1:30 p.m. Recognition Ceremony and Diploma Distribution

OLIN BUSINESS SCHOOL
3 p.m. Graduate Recognition Ceremony

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE PROGRAM
2 p.m. Commencement Recognition Ceremony


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