Commencement Week 2019

Date: 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 (All day) to Friday, May 31, 2019 (All day)

 

Event information for graduates and their guests

Please note that these events are not open to the public

TUESDAY, MAY 28

2:30 P.M. | CLASS DAY AWARDS CEREMONY* | JOHN F. KENNEDY JR. FORUM, LITTAUER BUILDING

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

2:00 P.M. | GRADUATION ADDRESS* | JFK MEMORIAL PARK

Given by Juan Manuel Santos MC/MPA 1981, former president of Colombia and Nobel peace laureate.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30 - COMMENCEMENT DAY

9:45 A.M. | MORNING EXERCISES | HARVARD YARD

Please see the Harvard Commencement site for event details.

 

11:45 A.M. | HKS DIPLOMA CEREMONY* | JFK MEMORIAL PARK

Seating opens at 10:30 am.

 

HKS LUNCHEON | JFK MEMORIAL PARK

Begins immediately following the diploma ceremony.

 

2:30 P.M. | AFTERNOON PROGRAM | HARVARD YARD

Featuring Harvard Commencement speaker German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Please see the Harvard Commencement site for event details.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 31

11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. | CLASS BRUNCH | JFK MEMORIAL PARK


*These events will be livestreamed.

 

For more information on HKS Commencement Week 2019, please visithttps://www.hks.harvard.edu/more/events/commencement.