Commencement--May 19, 2013
|Phase I (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.), in which all Tufts schools participate, is the All-University Commencement ceremony. It includes the Academic Procession, the awarding of honorary degrees, the All-University Commencement address, recognition of faculty emeriti, presentation of degree candidates by school and the granting of degrees by the Tufts University Board of Trustees. Phase I takes place on The Green, between Ballou Hall and Bendetson Hall. Tickets not required.
Phase II (11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) of Commencement at Tufts consists of individual department ceremonies and luncheons for the various schools and departments. Immediately following the Phase I all-University Commencement, individual department and school ceremonies will take place. Tickets not required.
2013 Commencement Photo Gallery
Phase II Ceremonies
For Phase II ceremonies, please see the appropriate school commencement site:
Future Commencement Dates
- 2014 – May 18
- 2015 – May 17
- 2016 – May 22
Commencement 2013 Speaker
2013 Honorary Degree Recipients
View or Download the 2013 Commencement Program
The 2013 Commencement Program is now available to view or download.