Commencement Weekend Schedule

For information on Senior Week, click here.

Friday, May 31, 2024

1:00 p.m. Jumuah and Muslim Prayer, Muslim Prayer Room, Thompson Memorial Chapel lower level. All are welcome.

Graduate Program in the History of Art Spring Symposium
The Clark, Michael Conforti Pavilion

Saturday, June 1, 2024 – Class Day

8:30-9:30 a.m. Phi Beta Kappa Induction, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

10:00-10:45 a.m. Sigma Xi Induction, MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

11:00 a.m.-12 p.m. Senior Class Day Recital, Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Senior Athlete RecognitionMainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

1:10-2:45 p.m. Ivy ExercisesWilliams Quad
Rain location: MainStage, ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance

5:00-6:15 p.m. Baccalaureate Service, Chapin Hall (Ticketed event). Procession steps off at 4:40 p.m.
Baccalaureate Speaker: TBA
Simulcast venues: Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall and Presser Choral Room in Bernhard Music Center.

Sunday, June 2, 2024 – Commencement Day

8:00 a.m. Catholic Mass, Upper Sanctuary of Thompson Memorial Chapel. Mass will be celebrated by Rev. John Mulreany, S.J. (Williams ’91). All are welcome.

8:00 a.m. Commencement Venue (Williams Quad) opens to visitors

9:30 a.m. Commencement Procession

10:00 a.m.-12:15 p.mCommencement Exercises, Williams Quad
Commencement Speaker: TBA

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.  President’s Reception, Chapin Hall Lawn

Note: Commencement will be outdoors even if there is light to moderate rain. A live stream will be available in Chapin Hall, if you prefer to view the ceremony indoors.  No tickets required.

Indoor Commencement: In the event of extreme or dangerous weather, we will move the Commencement ceremony indoors. The ceremony will be live-streamed into multiple campus venues and will be available for viewing off campus as well.

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