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Baccalaureate at Stanford: a multifaith celebratory gathering for graduating seniors, graduate students, and their families was held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the Main Quadrangle.


Over the past 127 years, Stanford University has established a rich history of Commencement traditions. We enjoyed celebrating with friends, family, faculty, and guests on Sunday, June 17 in Stanford Stadium.

Diploma Ceremonies

A complete listing of all school and department diploma ceremonies, which follow the main Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 17 at various locations across campus, is now available.


Commencement Weekend 2018 was full of celebration, inspirational words and a just bit of wackiness. Visit the Stanford News page for highlights, video and photos from the weekend. more

A Letter from President Tessier-Lavigne