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Baccaulaureate ceremony crowd

Baccalaureate at Stanford: a multifaith celebratory gathering for graduating seniors, graduate students, and professional students, as well as their families and friends


Commencement stage

Stanford's 123rd Commencement ceremony will take place on June 15 in Stanford Stadium. The Commencement speakers will be Bill and Melinda Gates, Philanthropists & Founders of the Gates Foundation.

Diploma Ceremonies

Graduate School of Business diploma ceremony

A complete listing of all school and department diploma ceremonies which follow the main Commencement exercise.

Keynote Speakers


Baccalaureate Student Speaker Contest

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013
Graduating Seniors! How have your experiences at Stanford -- personal, moral, or spiritual – shaped who you are today and how can your reflections INSPIRE your classmates as they embark upon the next chapter of their lives? Be the only student speaker during Commencement Weekend by speaking at the...

Order Caps, Gowns, Announcements NOW!

All graduating students and participating staff and faculty are required to wear a cap and gown to process in the main Commencement ceremony and Baccalaureate.