2017 Commencement Video


Sunday, May 20, 2018

Commencement Ceremony on the Olin Great Lawn

The 2018 ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m. (sharp) on the Olin College Great Lawn. Each graduate will be called to the stage by name to receive his/her degree. A photographer will be recording the event. Information on how to obtain these photographs will available through the Development, Family and Alumni Relations office following Commencement. Guests are encouraged to wear business casual attire to commencement events. 

Commencement Schedule

Saturday, May 19

3:30 pm

Celebrating Student Achievement

Norden Auditorium

4-5:30 pm

President's Reception

Olin Oval and Campus Center

Sunday, May 20

Guest entrance to the tent will be staggered as follows:

12:00 pm

Guests requiring assistance

12:15 pm

Class of 2018 families

12:30 pm

Alumni and other invited guests (e.g., President's Council)

12:45 pm

Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021

The Ceremony will take place as follows:

1:00 pm

Ceremony begins

2:30 pm

Ceremony ends and a reception follows in the Oval

Commencement Speaker to be Announced