Commencement 2023

Yale’s 322nd commencement will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. on the historic Old Campus. Monday’s ceremony marks the occasion at which all university and honorary degrees are formally conferred. Diploma ceremonies follow the university ceremony in all residential colleges and at each school. 

In addition to the university ceremony, Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and each professional school schedule events over the course of Commencement Weekend. These events usually take place on Saturday and Sunday. A host of public performances and events are also offered on campus throughout the weekend.


November 16, 2022
The following message was sent from Secretary and Vice President for University Life, Kimberly M. Goff-Crews to students in the Yale College Class of 2023 on November 16,...