Williams College to Celebrate 228th Commencement

We look forward to welcoming families and friends of the Class of 2017 for graduation weekend.

In order to help you plan ahead, here are the dates and times of the four major events:

  • Ivy Exercises, Saturday, June 3, 1:10 p.m.
  • Baccalaureate, Saturday, June 3, 5:00 p.m.
  • Commencement, Sunday, June 4, 10:00 a.m.
  • President’s Reception, Sunday, June 4, 12:15 p.m.

Students and families will receive a more detailed calendar in March; we will send families an overview of the weekend in early October; and, as events develop, we will post updated information on this site.

If you have questions please do not hesitate to contact Carrie Greene, Director of Commencement and Academic Events, at (413-597-2347) or [email protected]





Jay Thoman

J. Hodge Markgraf Professor of Chemistry and College Marshal