2014 Class Day & Commencement Weekend

We will be updating this site regularly as information becomes available.

If you have any questions, please contact Tina Wilcox at (603) 650-1509 (office) or via email at:

Important Dates:

Thursday, June 5th
5pm - Faculty Farewell Remarks
Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall
Faculty Speakers:

Friday, June 6th
All events will be held under a tent.

10am - MD Student Rehearsal, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center Courtyard
10:30am - Graduate Student Rehearsal, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center Courtyard
12 noon - Humanism in Medicine Honor Society Induction, Occom Commons
4pm - Awards Ceremony
Awards Reception to follow

Saturday, June 7th
All events will be held under a tent.

8am - Class Photo, Lawn Area "Bowl" between Remsen/Dana - (Rain Location: Oopik Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center)
9am - Class Day Processional Begins, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center Courtyard

Coffee & pastries will be served from 7 - 8:45 am the morning of Class Day under the tent. If you plan to celebrate with family and friends following the Class Day ceremony, please remember to make your lunch and dinner reservations at downtown Hanover restaurants ahead of time, as many families will be in town for Dartmouth Commencement activities.

Sunday, June 8th
9am - Line up for Commencement, Sanborn House/Baker Library (Rain location: Silsby Hall)
9:30am - Commencement, The College Green (rain or shine)

For up-to-date information about Commencement, please visit Dartmouth's Commencement 2014 web site. Useful information can be found at this site for families and friends regarding lodging, dining, seating, etc.


Physical Address

Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center Courtyard
64 Dewey Field Road
Hanover, NH 03755
This would be the address to use for a GPS


Google Map

Campus Maps

Walking Map


Assembly & Marching Information for Faculty/Administrators

Saturday June 7th – Geisel's Class Day Ceremony

Sunday June 8th - Commencement


Faculty Regalia

Please contact Conferences and Events at to order and for additional information regarding regalia.


On-campus dormitory housing is available for graduates and families. Information will be mailed to students in March, 2014. Call (603) 646-3288 with questions concerning dormitory housing, or visit Commencement and Reunion Housing. If your family intends to stay in local hotels/motels, we advise making reservations now; Visit Graduation Week Lodging Guide.

Special Requests (Deadline: May 1)

Hearing enhancement equipment and special seating arrangements for students and guests with mobility limitations are available for the Class Day and the Commencement ceremonies. For reservations, further information, or if any other access related arrangements are required, please contact Tina Wilcox at (603) 650-1509 or at

View Class Day Archives

Future Class Day Dates
June 6, 2015

Future Commencement Dates
June 8, 2014
June 14, 2015
June 12, 2016
June 11, 2017