Commencement 2023

Yale’s 322nd commencement was held on Monday, May 22, 2023 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.


May 20, 2023
Visit the Yale 2023 website now! Content celebrating Yale’s 322nd Commencement—including livestream links, program information, and a listing of graduates—will be available...
May 16, 2023
Commencement Weekend is almost here! Please take some time to read through our Know Before You Go News Guide to ensure you are ready for upcoming celebrations. Schedule of...
April 11, 2023
The following message was sent to the families and guests of the Yale College Class of 2023 on Tuesday, April 11, 2023. Dear Families and Guests of the Class of 2023, We are...