Commencement 2020

Williams College Celebrates Class of 2020

On July 23, 2022, Williams welcomed back approximately 430 graduates from the Class of 2020 along with over 1,200 of their family and friends for a long-delayed and well-deserved in-person celebration of their achievements. The class was honored with a one-of-a-kind ceremony including full regalia, speakers and a special performance by Darlingside.

PhotosA student in graduation cap and gown stands with a class banner to be carried in a ceremony.



The Speeches


Emeriti Citations

Williams College Virtually Celebrates Class of 2020

The Class of 2020’s official graduation date was June 7, 2020. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the college celebrated the Class of 2020 with virtual events and an online tribute, with plans to reunite on campus for an in-person celebration when possible.

Special Online Tribute to the Class of 2020

Virtual Events