Commencement Weekend is Smith’s final chance to honor its graduating seniors and to observe such traditions as Ivy Day and Illumination Night. The weekend culminates on Sunday when parents, friends and seniors gather to hear a distinguished speaker and observe the awarding of diplomas.
Smith’s 137th Commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 17, 2015. Juliet V. García, the first Hispanic woman to lead a U.S. college or university, delivered the address.
Ivy Day Activities
Ivy Day festivities, including the Alumnae Parade, remarks by President Kathleen McCartney and the Ivy Day Awards Convocation, were held Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Smith’s next Commencements will be held Sunday, May 15, 2016 and Sunday, May 21, 2017.