For Advanced Degree Candidates
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Stanford alum Atul Gawande, surgeon, author and public health leader, will be the Commencement Speaker at the Advanced Degree ceremony at Stanford University on Saturday, June 12.
“As a physician, public health leader and humanist,” Provost Persis Drell said, “Atul is uniquely positioned to reflect on the lessons of the past year and how our graduate and professional students can best put their talents and training to work, in order to help humanity emerge strongly from the pandemic and make the world a better place.”
Printed programs will be available at the stadium for each ceremony.
Live Broadcasts and Recordings
The ceremony was live-streamed on this website. The ceremony was broadcast live on Stanford's radio station KZSU FM 90.1 and on kzsu.stanford.edu.
The Track House Lot (Lot 6), located via Galvez Street will be reserved for guests displaying any state-issued or temporary disability parking permit. Individuals with mobility limitations can be dropped off in the Track House Lot near the check-in tent, where folding chairs and a wheelchair shuttle service will be available.
While all gate entrances to the Stadium are accessible, we recommend that guests with mobility limitations use the Gate 4 entrance after checking in at the Track House Lot, as this gate is the closest in proximity to the check-in location.
A limited number of ushers with wheelchairs will be available, beginning at 7:30 a.m., outside Gate 4 of the Stadium to assist in escorting guests with limited mobility into the Stadium. The ushers will drop the guest off near the disability seating and return at the end of the ceremony. No advanced registration is required for this service, and the wheelchair escort service will continue throughout the entire Stadium ceremony.
As seating at the Stadium will be pre-assigned this year to maintain proper distancing, please submit the Request for Disability-Related Accommodations form to inquire about accessible seating options.
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