Commencement takes place on the fourth Thursday of May each year, with additional convocation and commencement events on the preceding Wednesday.  All students who receive November, March or May degrees are invited to walk in the May ceremonies.  Graduating BPH students are invited and encouraged to participate in several ceremonies in May at the Harvard Chan School, Harvard Griffin GSAS and Harvard University:

  • Harvard Chan School Exercises
  • Harvard Griffin GSAS Breakfast with the Deans
  • Morning Exercises, Harvard Yard
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Ceremony
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Luncheon
  • Harvard Afternoon Exercises