Commencement 2019: In photos
At celebrations and ceremonies throughout Commencement weekend, graduates and their friends and families shared the joy and accomplishment of this exciting milestone for the Class of 2019.
Stories, photos, and features from Rochester’s 169th Commencement ceremonies.
It's a throwback
Highlights from the commencement ceremony for the College, which took place on Eastman Quadrangle on May 19, 2019. The speaker for the occasion was Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD), recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics and Professor of Physics at the University of Waterloo.
They’re engineers and artists. Activists and athletes. Meet just a few of the members of Rochester’s graduating class who are ready to make their communities—and our world—ever better.
The University of Rochester recognized the outstanding contributions of distinguished alumni, educators, and scientists by bestowing the Eastman Medal, Hutchison Medal, and awards for scholarship and teaching.
Check in to see what fellow grads are up to, find out about class events, and prepare for your class reunion.
“We are so honored to have served on Class Council and be influenced by the diverse perspectives, personalities, and interests of our class.”
Members of the graduating class honor their parents and families with messages of thanks.
A Commencement tradition for the past 12 years, the Singer Family Prize is given to high school teachers who have made a difference in the lives of the seniors who nominate them.
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