Commencement for the Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Livestream

Watch Brown's 254th Commencement live, May 28 and 29.

Saturday, May 28

The Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Members of the undergraduate Class of 2020 will assemble at the First Baptist Church in America for a unique ceremony complete with time-honored traditions of Commencement. President Christina H. Paxson will preside over the ceremony, including orations given by members of the Class of 2020, student performances and more. 

The Graduate School Ceremony

Graduate students who completed in October 2019, February 2020 and May 2020 are welcomed back to campus for a ceremony that will include many of the time-honored traditions of Commencement. A procession will precede the ceremony, which will be presided over by leadership from the Graduate School and School of Professional Studies.

Sunday, May 29

The Warren Alpert Medical School Ceremony

Members of the Warren Alpert Medical School Class of 2022 join members of the Class of 2020, returning to campus to celebrate their Commencement, in a combined ceremony at First Unitarian Church. The program is led by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Mukesh K. Jain and includes an invocation, welcome, student speakers, music, the reading of the Physician’s Oath, the awarding of degrees and a benediction.