In order to keep you and your guests safe we have security measures in place for Commencement. Please make your guests aware that their bags will be checked at the Harvard yard ceremony and the Harvard Chan ceremony.

Large bags, luggage and backpacks will not be allowed on campus.

In accordance with Boston City statutes, strollers are not allowed into the tented ceremony area.

Graduates must give purses and other belongings to their guests before the ceremony.

You will not be able to carry your belongings into the ceremony and bags left in the rooms during commencement will not be monitored.