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SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2024 at 10:00 A.M.

EAST COLLEGE LAWN (located outside of the Emison building)


Students in line during commencement


Commencement is a very special ceremony to officially confer degrees and celebrate the academic achievements of all DePauw graduates. Additional information will be shared on this site and through campus email to help ensure that all graduates have a memorable time with family, friends, guests, and the campus community.

** More details forthcoming! ** 



 COVID-19 Information 

We ask that all attendees of commencement celebration activities be aware of the symptoms associated with COVID-19. Current Community Mask Usage Policy:

  • Masking with KF94, KN95 or N95 masks is recommended throughout campus in all spaces, but not required, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. *Proper use of KF94, KN95 or N95 masks is effective in reducing the risk of COVID-19 infection to the mask wearer. For more information, visit this American Medical Association site regarding masking.

  • Masking with KF94, KN95 or N95 masks is required for ANYONE who: is experiencing symptoms that could be consistent with COVID-19; tested positive in the last 10 days; or was exposed to COVID-19 in the last 10 days.

  • For events and speakers: If contractually obligated for particular speakers or performers, the university may make a temporary adjustment to the masking procedures.


We appreciate your continued patience as we work to plan special celebrations.
Health and safety protocols will be in place per campus guidelines. 
Thank you!