A guide for family, friends, and students


Boola Boola!

Welcome to Yale University’s Commencement website! Here you will find information to help you plan a happy, safe, and celebratory weekend.

Yale’s 314th Commencement will take place on Monday, May 18, 2015. To view projected dates through 2018, please visit our Calendar of Events page.

We are in the process of updating this site as more information about Commencement 2015 becomes available. This year’s Baccalaureate dates and times have been assigned and are available here.

To look back at the traditions and festivities of Commencement 2014, Yale’s YouTube Channel provides a recap of the weekend’s celebrations. Photos and stories about the ceremonies and the Class of 2014 are available on Yale’s Flickr page and in our 2014 News and Photo Gallery.