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Commencement for the Classes of 2020 & 2021

We will gather as a community on Sunday, May 29, 2022 to celebrate the Classes of 2020 and 2021

Commencement ceremony speaker

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland ’74, J.D. ’77, will be the principal speaker for the Commencement ceremony for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 on May 29.

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Letter to the community

President Bacow announced that we will celebrate the Classes of 2020 and 2021 with an in-person ceremony.

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Review a list of frequently asked questions surrounding the festivities.

Learn the details

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As you plan for our visit, review a list of area hotels at which the University has negotiated group rates.

Accommodations listing