Ivy Exercises

1:10 p.m., Saturday of Commencement weekend, Library Quad

Members of the Senior Class plant ivy, read the Class Poem and the Class History, perform music, and sing the College Song. The Dean of the College announces dozens of individual student awards. The George Olmsted Jr. Class of 1924 Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching is awarded to outstanding high school teachers nominated by Williams students. Read more about the recipients here. Tickets are not required for this event.

Students who are awarded cash prizes will receive them via direct deposit or a check mailed to their home address.
ivy planting

Rain plans: In case of heavy rain, the ceremony will be held on the MainStage of the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance. Guests are invited to view the live stream from the Adams Memorial Theatre, the CenterStage, and the Weston Hall Presentation Room.