Sunday, May 22
2:00 pm, Graduate School Convocation, HGS Courtyard Tent, 320 York Street.
Student prizes and faculty mentor prizes awarded. Remarks by Dean Cooley and Graduate Mentor Award winners. All are welcome, no tickets needed; academic regalia is not required. Followed by Dean's Reception in McDougal Common Room & 119 HGS with light refreshments.
Monday, May 23
9:00 am, Coffee & Robing - Graduates and Guests Assemble, HGS Courtyard
9:25am Procession from HGS. Guests Proceed to Old Campus
9:40am, Cross Campus Degree Candidates assemble under signs indicating their degree.
10:30 am, Old Campus, corner High and Elm University Commencement exercises, Old Campus. No tickets required. Ceremony is video streamed live and on Youtube here.
Approximately 12:15 pm, Graduate School Diploma Ceremony, Woolsey Hall
Diplomas awarded by GSAS Dean Cooley and faculty representatives from each department or degree program. Followed by Dean’s luncheon for Woolsey Hall degree recipients and their guests, faculty and staff, in the HGS courtyard Tent and HGS rooms. No tickets required for ceremony but you must complete this online form to receive your diploma in person or by mail. This GSAS Diploma Ceremony is streamed live at Yale Youtube channel.
*The Woolsey Hall ceremony awards all PhD diplomas and those of students in terminal Masters programs, with the exception of those in Jackson Institute (see below). Students receiving the MA, MS or MPhil degree en route to the PhD degree do not normally attend the GS Diploma Ceremony in person. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to discuss this as an en route degree recipient.
**Students receiving master’s degrees from the Jackson Institute (Global Affairs) receive their diplomas in a separate ceremony held at Horchow Hall on Hillhouse Avenue. A luncheon follows there - please do not signup for the GSAS Dean's lunch Monday at HGS.