Friday, May 24, 2019
FRIDAY, 9 P.M.
One of Brown's best-loved Reunion and Commencement traditions, Campus Dance brings over 11,000 people to Brown to dance the night away under a sky lit with over 600 paper lanterns. The evening joins together graduating seniors and their families, alumni of all ages and Brown faculty and staff. Everyone enjoys meeting old classmates, seeing favorite professors and being with friends. All family members and guests are welcome to attend. Tickets are required for all attendees.
Saturday, May 25, 2019
SATURDAY, 2:30 P.M. (ESTIMATE)
Baccalaureate is a multifaith ceremony for undergraduates that incorporates the many spiritual and cultural traditions of the Brown community. The ceremony starts on the College Green with a procession that leads graduates to the First Baptist Church of America. Due to limited seating capacity, only seniors will be allowed into the church. All guests and family members are invited to watch the ceremony from the College Green, where the event will be simulcast.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
2:30 - 4:30 P.M. (ESTIMATE)
All degrees are symbolically conferred during the University ceremony. Separate diploma ceremonies for each academic department follow the main ceremony. Undergraduates receive their diplomas at these ceremonies; many departments also welcome graduate students. Held under cover if the weather is bad, these ceremonies provide a more intimate atmosphere for families and graduates.