Commencement Celebration

Congratulations, grads!

Please join us as we celebrate this joyous occasion.


Sunday, May 17

YSM Commencement Concert
4 p.m. | Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall
Free Admission

Monday, May 18

for School of Music graduates, parents, and guests
8:30 a.m. | The Graduate Club, 155 Elm Street

University Ceremonies and Awarding of Honorary Degrees
10:30 a.m. | Old Campus

YSM Commencement Ceremony
immediately following the Old Campus ceremony
12 p.m. | Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall

Reception for Graduates and Guests
following the School of Music Commencement program
The Graduate Club, 155 Elm Street

More Information

Commencement RSVP


Graduating students who wish to attend the luncheon and ceremony on Monday, May 18 must RSVP online by Friday, May 1.

Other Commencement Concerts

Yale Symphony Orchestra
May 15 | 7 p.m. | Battle Chapel, 400 College St. 

Yale Glee Club
May 16 | 8 p.m. | Morse Recital Hall

Yale Concert Band 
May 17 | 7 p.m. | Old Campus, 344 College St. 

Yale University Commencement

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The Yale University Commencement website offers a guide for family, friends, and students as they plan to attend University commencement events.

Getting Around Yale

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The Yale University Shuttle provides transportation between the University, the East Rock neighborhood, and the New Haven train stations for students, faculty and staff. This is a free service.