Due to the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, on March 20, 2020, the University announced it would be necessary to postpone the in-person May 28 commencement exercises
Congratulations to the inimitable Harvard Class of 2020! The university presented an online graduation program on Thursday, May 28th, beginning with a pre-show countdown featuring images of our community and music by the Harvard Band. This led to the official program to honor our Harvard Class of 2020. You are invited to view this by visiting https://www.harvard.edu/honoring-harvard-class-2020 or visiting the media links at the bottom of this page.
In addition to remarks from President Bacow and student speakers, the program features a special address from Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron, one of the leading newspaper editors of his era, and a musical performance by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma AB ’76. The complete program for the university graduation can be found here.
Additional information will be shared here as we approach our celebrations in person but if you have questions regarding information that is not covered, please contact the Commencement Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Commencement Office, Harvard University
Important Notice Regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Commencement
Honoring the Class of 2020
On Thursday, May 28, we celebrated the spirit of community and came together virtually to honor the graduation of the Class of 2020 and to confer their hard-earned degrees. Learn more by visiting our events schedule page.
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A MESSAGE FROM THE HARVARD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION:
Do you have a message for the Class of 2020? Whether you want to give advice, share words of encouragement, or simply pass along your congratulations--share your messages on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook using #WeAreHarvard and #Harvard20 and tag @harvardalumni! The Harvard Alumni Association social media accounts will be collecting, retweeting, and sharing these posts from May 18 through May 29.