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Upcoming Commencement Dates

  • June 12, 2016
  • June 11, 2017
  • June 10, 2018
  • June 9, 2019
  • June 14, 2020

Commencement Events


Saturday, June 6, 2015

9:00 a.m.

Geisel School of Medicine Class DayLeede Arena, John W. Berry Sports Center

Friday, June 12, 2015

5:30-7:30 p.m.

President's Reception, President Hanlon and Gail Gentes host a reception for graduates and their guests, President's House, Webster Ave. (Alumni Hall in case of rain)

9:30 p.m.

Glee Club Commencement Concert, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center ($)

Saturday, June 13, 2015

9:00 a.m.

Commencement Rehearsal for seniors, Leede Arena, John W. Berry Sports Center; Senior Proscession to the Bema

10:00 a.m.

Thayer School of Engineering Investiture Ceremony, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center; Doors open at 9:00 a.m.

10:15 a.m.

Class Day Exercises for seniors and their guests; Bema (Leverone Field House in case of rain)

1:30 p.m.

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center

2:30 p.m.

Tuck School of Business Investiture Ceremony, Tuck Circle (Leede Arena in case of rain)

3:00 p.m.

Baccalaureate: A multifaith service for all graduates and their guests, Rollins Chapel. This service begins promptly at 3:00 p.m. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m.

3:00 p.m. 

(4:00 p.m.)

Graduate Studies Investiture Ceremony, Bema  All AM, MALS, MS, MPH, & PHD graduates. 

(In case of rain, the ceremony will be delayed to 4:00 p.m.  and moved to Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center)

5:00 p.m.

Dartmouth Wind Ensemble Concert, The College Green

This event is free and will take place just beside the Commencement Main Stage. No Tickets needed. 

Sunday, June 14, 2015

8:55 a.m.

Class of 1879 Trumpeters, The College Green

9:05 a.m.

Baker Library Bells

9:30 a.m.

Academic Procession to the Commencement Ceremony. Guests are encouraged to take their seats by 9:15 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

Commencement Ceremony, The College Green

Last Updated: 5/19/15