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We look forward to celebrating Commencement in person at the Stanford Stadium. We will have two ceremonies: one for advanced degree candidates on Saturday, June 12, at 9:30 a.m. PDT and one for the senior class of 2021 on Sunday, June 13, at 9:30 a.m. PDT.

Virtual Baccalaureate

Baccalaureate is a celebratory gathering to acknowledge the spiritual contribution to the education of the whole person. This year's celebration will be held virtually on Friday, June 11 at 11:00 am PDT. 

ChemE graduate in regalia speaks at podium with department graduates sitting on the stage behind him.

School & Department Celebrations

Graduates will be honored at their individual school or department virtual celebrations. These celebrations will be held at various times during Commencement Weekend.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please read the FAQs for important updates and information.

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Graduation gear at the Stanford Bookstore

Rental regalia, graduation gifts, announcements and more is available through the Stanford Bookstore.

Class of 2021 diamond on image of graduate with flags.

Info for Graduates

Review the checklists for important academic information and deadlines to apply to graduate.

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