Engineering Commencement

Statue of Jumbo during the all-university commencement ceremony

Tufts University is honored celebrate the Class of 2023 during this year's ceremonies. Speakers and livestream information will be announced soon.

Class of 2023

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

School of Engineering PhD students will be hooded by their thesis advisor and Master's students will be individually recognized. Family and friends are invited to attend this ceremony. There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony. More information is available at

Baccalaureate Ceremony
Saturday, May 20 at 3:00PM; Seniors should arrive by 2:30PM

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 ceremony at

All-University Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, May 21 at 9:00AM

All graduating undergraduate and graduate students from the Class of 2023 will be honored during the All-University Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 9:00AM, followed by individual department ceremonies (Phase II) and Lunch on the Lawn, from 11:30AM to approximately 3:00PM. Learn more at

Commencement Speakers

Speakers will be announced soon!