2015 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: Tina.L.Wilcox@dartmouth.edu.

Important Dates:

Thursday, June 4th
5pm - Faculty Farewell Remarks
Faculty Speakers:

  • John Dick, MD
  • Timothy Lahey, MD
  • Harold Manning, MD
  • Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD
  • Rand Swenson, MD

Friday, June 5th
9:30am - MD Student Rehearsal, Leede Arena, Berry Sports Center
11:30am - Humanism in Medicine Honor Society Induction, Occom Commons, McLaughlin Cluster
4pm - Awards Ceremony, Moore Theater, Hopkins Center
Reception to follow

Saturday, June 6th
8am - Class Photo, Location TBD
9am - Class Day Processional Begins, Leede Arena, Berry Sports Center

  • Keynote speaker:
    Lorna B. Stuart, DPhil, MD
    Founder and Medical Director of The Clinic
    Non-Profit, full-time, volunteer run Medical facility for those without health Insurance

Coffee & pastries will be served from 7 - 8:45 am the morning of Class Day in the back of Leede Arena. 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 14th
9am - Commencement Ceremony, The College Green


Assembly & Marching Information for Faculty/Administrators

Saturday, June 6th – Geisel's Class Day Ceremony
8am - Meet & Greet with the Geisel Class Day Speaker, Leede Arena, Light breakfast served
8:30am - Robing and Line Up

Sunday, June 14th - Commencement
9am - Robing and Line Up, Front entrance of Hopkins Center
9:30am - Processional Begins


Faculty Regalia

Please contact Conferences and Events at Conferences.and.events@dartmouth.edu 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 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 Tina.L.Wilcox@Dartmouth.edu.

Map for Class Day 2015 Guests

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Future Commencement Dates
June 12, 2016
June 11, 2017