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Class of 2020 In-Person Commencement Ceremony

 June 6, 2021 at 10am ET

Save the date was sent to 2020 graduates on May 19. We invite graduates and families back Thursday, June 3 through Sunday, June 6, 2021. Weekend highlights will include DePauw Under the Stars (Saturday, June 5) and Commencement (10 a.m. Sunday, June 6) and many other opportunities to reconnect with your classmates. More information is forthcoming via email regarding details.

 Class of 2020 Virtual Recognition and Conferral of Degrees

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May 17th at 1pm EDT


Due to the continued threat of the virus that causes COVID-19, we are postponing our typical in-person May 17, 2020 commencement ceremony. 

Student hats during 2016 CommencementStay Connected and Share Your Story

We urge you to stay connected with us! We will continue to post content about our seniors on DePauw’s Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and encourage you to do so as well by using #DePauw2020.

Also, please add your story to our “DePauw’s Seniors Prepare to Take the Stage” feature on our website. Fill out the survey linked on the story to share your plans! 

Finally, to make the virtual celebration even more meaningful and to further honor the Class of 2020 – which is truly a class like no other – a few surprises are planned. Keep an eye on your email inbox, your home mailbox and DePauw social media – and tune in closely during the ceremony for special video features!