Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Participate in Events and Traditions

Details, including dates and times, will be listed here as they become available.

My Journey Begins Coffee Hour for Class of 2023

Wed, May 17, 2023 9am to 11am

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All new grads are invited to stop by to pick up a souvenir from the CDC, create a sign and have your photo taken for #MyJourneyBegins, ask any last-minute career questions, and learn about our alum...

Commencement Ticket Pickup

Thu, May 18, 2023 10am to 12pm

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Seniors only may pick up tickets. 3 times available. You must bring your OneCard. Graduate students can pick up their Commencement tickets at the Laurel Parade and the Celebration of Master's...

Blanchard Hall, Room 227

Welcome New Alum Ceremony

Thu, May 18, 2023 3:30pm to 4pm

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The Alumnae Association and the 50th reunion class welcome graduating seniors into the worldwide alum community. During the ceremony, the 50th class presents the graduating class with scarves in...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Reception Celebrating the Class of 2023

Thu, May 18, 2023 4pm to 5pm

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The Alumnae Association and the Class of 1973 honor and welcome graduating seniors into the worldwide alumnae community at this reception following the Welcome New Alum Ceremony.

Outside Mary Woolley Hall

Red Carpet Cocktail Party (seniors only)

Thu, May 18, 2023 5pm to 6:30pm

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Mount Holyoke's version of the Oscars! Put on your best Hollywood attire (whatever that means to you) and walk the red carpet as we celebrate and honor your hard work and accomplishments. Enjoy an...

President's House, Backyard

Final Lecture

Thu, May 18, 2023 7:30pm

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This event gives soon-to-be graduates the opportunity to listen to one last “lecture” from staff and faculty they have elected to deliver the sage words — often humorous, sentimental, or both. The...

Art Building, Gamble Auditorium

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Senior Breakfast

Fri, May 19, 2023 8am

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Join the rest of your class for breakfast to kick off the weekend.

Community Center, Dining Commons

Commencement and Laurel Chain Rehearsal

Fri, May 19, 2023 8:45am

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Mandatory for seniors. The Laurel chain rehearsal begins right after the commencement rehearsal at Mary Lyon's grave.

Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Gymnasium

Jumma Lunch for Seniors

Fri, May 19, 2023 12pm to 1:30pm

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A special lunch and a social space for seniors and their guests. Jumma Prayer will be conducted at around 1 pm by the Muslim Chaplain.

Blessing and Sending

Fri, May 19, 2023 3pm to 4:30pm

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This ceremony, which includes an exchange of roses, is spiritual more than religious. Seniors, accompanied by family and friends, are given a blessing and a send-off as they commence their new...

Abbey Memorial Chapel, Garden

Kabbalat Shabbat

Fri, May 19, 2023 5pm to 6pm

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Join us in the Cassani Lounge (Shattuck 102) at 5:00pm to welcome Shabbat with Seniors, families, and guests. Oneg Shabbat with light refreshments will follow. Alumnae are welcome to attend.

Stoling Ceremony

Fri, May 19, 2023 6pm to 8pm

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In this celebration of mentorship that started in 2005, students of color honor mentors who have helped them succeed. The ceremony is both a celebration and a moment for reflection. It is an...

Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

Commencement Concert

Fri, May 19, 2023 8pm to 9pm

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Celebrate the musical accomplishments of the class of 2023. The Commencement Concert features graduating senior soloists and instrumentalists, as well as performances by the Commencement Choir,...

Abbey Chapel

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