Commencement Planning for Class of 2020 and Class of 2021

The University of Notre Dame continues to navigate the many challenges and impact of COVID-19, and recently announced the following plans for celebrating the many impressive accomplishments of its 2021 and 2020 graduates:

  • At the present time and subject to public health guidance as the date draws closer, the University plans to host Commencement weekend for the class of 2021 on campus on May 21-23. The University is currently evaluating the potential for families of graduates to safely attend. Class of 2021
  • Commencement activities for the class of 2020, planned for Memorial Day weekend 2021, have been postponed. Those who earned undergraduate degrees will gather in summer 2022 (more details to follow). Those earning doctoral, graduate, or professional degrees will receive information from their respective schools regarding opportunities to recognize their accomplishments. Learn More

As it becomes available, the University will provide information regarding plans for celebrating both classes. Specifically, a list of frequently asked questions for the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 will be updated regularly. Should you have any immediate questions, please email VenueND@nd.edu.