Commencement

Commencement update

Due to the ongoing public health crisis, Wellesley will not be able to host an in-person commencement this year. While nothing can replace our traditional commencement, this May 31 we will go forward with a virtual ceremony, during which we will confer degrees so that graduates are able to move forward with careers and further academic pursuits. Next year, when we expect this pandemic has passed, we will gather at Wellesley to celebrate in person with our red class of 2020. For more information, see President Johnson’s Update on Commencement and Reunion 2020.

graduates cheering

Commencement at Wellesley College honors the transition of Wellesley students to Wellesley alumnae through events and traditions

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Future commencement dates

Class of 2020:   TBD, but postponed to next year

Class of 2021:   Friday, May 28, 2021

Class of 2022:   Friday, May 27, 2022

Class of 2023:   Will be announced soon

Class of 2024:   Will be announced soon

Contact Info

Press Contacts:
Email Media Relations
Casey Bayer
781.283.3321  

Commencement Team:
Email Commencement Team
781 283 2375