Never has this been more true than today when a global crisis prevents us from gathering for our traditional campus festivities. We look forward a time in the near future when we can gather on campus to celebrate and honor our graduates.

Commencement 2020

Commencement activities and ceremonies scheduled for May 16-18, 2020 have been canceled due to ongoing concerns and public safety and health restrictions associated with COVID-19.  Yale is making plans for alternative celebrations for future opportunities to bring graduates together at  Yale. A new website, Yale 2020 celebrating Yale’s 2020 graduates will launch on May 11. Content will be added to the website from May 11 – 18 and later. Class Day remarks and prizes will be shared on Sunday, May 17 at 2:30 p.m. President’s Salovey’s address to students and official conferral of student and honorary degrees will be shared on Monday, May 18 beginning at 11:00 a.m.