Sunday, May 29, 2022 | Starting at 8 a.m.

Harvard University and HMS are actively planning in-person celebrations for the Classes of 2020 and 2021.

Registration is open for graduates »

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University-Wide Commencement Ceremony Information

  • Location
    Harvard Yard and Tercentenary Theater, Cambridge
  • Time
    8–10:30 a.m.  |  Procession of graduates and ceremony
  • Tickets
    Each graduate will receive up to three guest tickets to the University-wide Commencement ceremony so that family and friends can take part in celebrating your hard work and perseverance. The University-wide ceremony will also be livestreamed for family and friends who cannot attend.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    For more information, please visit the Commencement for the Classes of 2020 & 2021 website.

HMS Commencement Ceremony Information

MD Graduates
  • Location
    HMS Quad, Boston
  • Time
    11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  |  Lunch
    12:30 p.m.  |  Class Pictures (Gordon Hall steps)
    12:45 p.m.  |  Procession lineup
    1 p.m.  |  Ceremony (reception to follow)
Master’s Graduates

Details are forthcoming and will be posted on this page, and graduates from those classes will be notified via email as information becomes available.