Commencement 2017: In photos
Each year during commencement weekend, the University of Rochester recognizes its graduating students and their families, outstanding faculty and alumni, special guests, and other honorees.
Stories, photos, and features from Rochester’s 167th Commencement ceremonies.
It's a throwback
The University recognizes its graduating students and their families, outstanding faculty and alumni, and special guests during commencement ceremonies held during the weekend of May 19-21.
Meet five members of the graduating class who are ready to make their communities—and our world—ever better.
Awards for outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, educators, and humanitarians will be presented at the 168th Commencement ceremonies on May 18, 19, and 20, and at the Simon Business School ceremony on June 10.
Check in to see what fellow grads are up to, find out about class events, and prepare for your class reunion.
The last time our entire class came together was in August of our freshman year for convocation. Now, four years later, we will all come together one last time in May for our commencement.
Each year, the Office of Parent and Family Relations invites seniors to submit a brief entry to honor their parents and families. The graduates share messages of gratitude, appreciation, and humor related to family support, guidance, and encouragement.
It takes a lot of preparation to get ready to confer 1,320 degrees. And a lot of coffee. Here are some ways the campus prepares.
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