Commencement 2023

Events and Schedule

Awards Presentation and Ceremony

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
11:30 am
Countway Plaza (enter at 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston)

University-wide Affinity Celebrations

Dates and times vary. Visit the Affinity Celebrations website for additional information.

Harvard Chan Convocation

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Guest seating opens at 9 am
Graduate arrival at 9 am
Live stream begins at 10:15 am
Program begins at 11 am

Reggie Lewis Center (1350 Tremont Street, Boston)
Convocation speaker
Student speaker

Harvard University Commencement

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Guest seating opens at 6:45 am
Graduate arrival at 7 am
Program begins at 9:30 am

Tercentenary Theatre (Harvard Yard, Cambridge)
Visit the Commencement website for additional information.



Class of 2023 stories

Science fueled by social justice

Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23, researches infectious diseases with an eye toward improving the health of the world’s most vulnerable populations

Boosting the nursing ranks

Trissa Lyman, MPH ’23, has found nursing extremely rewarding. She’s passionate about bringing more people into the field.

Strength in numbers

Octavious Smiley, PhD ’23, is dedicated to helping the next generation of minority students excel in the field of biostatistics.