Yale 317th Commencement will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018. Monday’s ceremony marks the occasion at which all university degrees are formally conferred on the university’s historic Old Campus.
For Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools, Monday’s University Commencement is preceded and followed by celebratory events and activities specific to each school. These events usually take place on the Saturday and Sunday before Commencement. In addition, a host of other performances and events are offered on campus throughout the weekend.