We congratulate with great joy the inimitable class of 2023 who graduated on Thursday, May 25, 2023.

Please see below for news coverage and videos of our commencement exercises.

If you have specific questions regarding information that is not covered in the individual school pages (found here), please contact the Commencement Office at commencement@nuoms.com. Thank you.

Commencement Office
Harvard University

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For all guests, a ticket will be required to gain entry into Tercentenary Theatre, the site of Harvard's Commencement Exercises, on Thursday, May 25, 2023.

All persons, bags, and personal items are subject to inspection before entering Harvard Yard. No backpacks of any type will be admitted. No bag or item larger than 12 x 12”x 12” will be permitted inside the Yard. Luggage of any kind is strictly prohibited.  

With the number of students graduating this May projected to be the largest in history, a limited number of tickets will be available beyond the ones provided to our degree candidates.  There will be, however, overflow viewing sites around campus and at our students’ Houses and Schools. The proceedings will also be live streamed and available via cable in the local Boston area.