Commencement celebration is comprised of a number of different events leading up to the ceremony on Saturday, May 16.  In the spirit of joining together as a Drew community, the following are events scheduled for all University graduates and their guests. In addition, different schools and programs have specific agenda items that can be seen in the links to the left on this page.

University Events

Baccalaureate Ceremony

Friday, May 15th, 5:00 pm

Baldwin Gymnasium

This year’s Interfaith Baccalaureate service, “Compassion for Creation.”  will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Baldwin Gymnasium.  This event is a meaningful way to come together to celebrate as a community as we explore the ways in which our faith traditions consider the sacredness of nature and creation. No tickets are required.


Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 16th, 10:30 am

Mead Hall Lawn (Simon Forum is rain site)

Be a part of the Commencement ceremony as degrees are conferred for our candidates across the University.  Seating opens at 9:00 am and refreshments will be served at the conclusion.