2017 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:

Tuesday, May 30th
6pm - AOA Dinner, DOC House

Wednesday, May 31st
10am to 1pm - Student Regalia pick up in Remsen Lounge

Thursday, June 1st
10am to 1pm - Individual Photos, Remsen Lounge
5:30pm - Faculty Farewell Remarks
Faculty Speakers: - TBA

Friday, June 2nd
9:00am - MD Student Rehearsal
11:00am - Humanism in Medicine Honor Society Induction
4pm - Awards Ceremony, Spaulding Auditorium
     Reception immediately following

Saturday, June 3rd
8am - Class Photo, Location TBD
9am - Class Day Processional Begins

Coffee & pastries will be served from 7 - 8:45 am the morning of Class Day. 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.

Sunday, June 11th
9am - Commencement Ceremony, The College Green


Assembly & Marching Information for Faculty/Administrators

Saturday, June 3rd – Geisel's Class Day Ceremony
8am - Meet & Greet with the Geisel Class Day Speaker
Light breakfast served
8:30am - Robing and Line Up

Sunday, June 11th - Commencement
8:35am - Robing and Line Up, Front entrance of Hopkins Center
9:30am - Processional Begins


Faculty Regalia

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


If your family intends to stay in local hotels/motels, we advise making reservations now; Visit Graduation Week Lodging Guide.

Special Requests (Deadline: May 12)

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

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Future Commencement Dates
June 11, 2017