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Senior class president Rachel Elizabeth Morrow and  Jack Robert Seaton read To Be of Use by Marge Piercy. 127th Commencement Baccalaureate, Main Quadrangle

Baccalaureate at Stanford: a multifaith celebratory gathering for graduating seniors, graduate students, and their families will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the Main Quadrangle.


Students receiving graduate degrees from the School of Engineering stand and celebrate.

Over the past 128 years, Stanford University has established a rich history of Commencement traditions. We look forward to celebrating with friends, family, faculty, and guests on Sunday, June 16 in Stanford Stadium.

Diploma Ceremonies

Graduates of the Stanford Law School class of 2018 pose together for a photograph.

A complete listing of all school and department diploma ceremonies, which follow the main Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 16 at various locations across campus, will be posted in spring quarter.


The website to order academic attire for Commencement Weekend 2019 is now open! The last day to order online is Monday, April 29. Online order distribution begins Friday, June 7 at the Bookstore, lower level. Open... more

A Letter from President Tessier-Lavigne