Commencement 2018: 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 168th Commencement ceremonies.
It's a throwback
Highlights from the commencement ceremony for Arts, Sciences & Engineering, which took place on Eastman Quadrangle on May 20, 2018. The speaker for the occasion was Margaret Georgiadis, CEO of Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics.
A look at some of the students who, like so many of their classmates, have made the most of their experience at Rochester.
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.
Four years ago, as we sat together as a class on the quad during Convocation, none of us could have imagined how many experiences, challenges, and opportunities we would find over the course of our time here
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.
Joshua Hill ’18, political science and English dual major from Penfield, New York, shares some of the knowledge he’s gathered as a student at Rochester.
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