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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.


Watch Stanford University's 128th Commencement ceremony live webcast beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019.

A Letter from President Tessier-Lavigne