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Commencement

Graduating seniors applauding at Commencement

Commencement Weekend is Smith’s chance to honor all graduating students, including seniors, and graduate and special program students, and to observe such traditions as Ivy Day and Illumination Night. The weekend culminates on Sunday when parents, friends and graduating students gather to hear a distinguished speaker and observe the awarding of diplomas.

Commencement 2021 Activities

Ivy Day, Saturday, May 29

Commencement, Sunday, May 30


Ivy Day & Commencement Webcasts

Ivy Day Awards

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Candle Lighting

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Commencement

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“You are all links in a remarkable chain of change makers and barrier breakers, artists and activists, teachers and scholars, whose ambitions were activated right here at Smith.”
President Kathleen McCartney, Ivy Day 2021

 

Global Illumination 2021

See the widespread support for the class of 2021. Each glowing orb represents a lantern lit by a Smith College community member around the world. The map is a collaborative effort by the Office of College Relations, the Office of Alumnae Relations and the Spatial Analysis Lab. Congratulations, graduates!

EXPLORE THE GLOBAL ILLUMINATION MAP