Engineering Commencement

Statue of Jumbo during the all-university commencement ceremony

Tufts University celebrated the Class of 2023 during the weekend of May 18-21, 2023. Watch recordings of the events from the Medford/Somerville campus by clicking on the links below.

Class of 2023

School of Engineering Graduate Programs Ceremony
Saturday, May 20 at 9:00AM - Gantcher Center

School of Engineering PhD students were hooded by their thesis advisor and Master's students were individually recognized. Watch the 2023 Graduate Programs Ceremony.

Baccalaureate Ceremony
Saturday, May 20 at 3:00PM

The Baccalaureate Ceremony for the senior class is a tradition that began in 1864. One senior is selected to give the Wendell Phillips Address, and the Tufts University President offers parting words to the class. The event is a multifaith and multicultural celebration honoring a diversity of spiritualities, philosophies, and cultures at Tufts in the form of music, readings, and blessings. All are welcome, and generally all members of the senior class and their families attend. Learn more about the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

All-University Commencement Ceremony (Phase I)
Sunday, May 21 at 9:00AM - The Green

Undergraduate and graduate students from the Class of 2023 were collectively honored during the All-University Commencement Ceremony. Watch the All-University Commencement Ceremony.

School of Engineering Undergraduate Ceremony (Phase II)
Sunday, May 21 at 11:30AM - The Green between Ballou and Bendetson halls

Undergraduate School of Engineering students from the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering were individually recognized during this ceremony.

Commencement Speakers

Deborah Meshulam, E79, EG81, Senior Vice President of Technical Operations at Scholar Rock will deliver the commencement address at the School of Engineering Graduate Programs Ceremony on Saturday, May 20.

Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group, will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2023 during the All-University Commencement Ceremony (Phase I) on Sunday, May 21.

Dr. Francesco Svelto, Rector of the University of Pavia in Italy, will deliever remarks at the School of Engineering Phase II Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21.