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Celebrating the Class of 2022!

Watch the Convocation and Commencement Events
Live from Radcliffe Yard

May 25, 2022 | HGSE Convocation | 3:30 - 5 p.m. 
May 26, 2022 | HGSE Presentation of Diplomas and Certificates | 1- 3:30 p.m. 

Commencement Week includes Harvard-wide activities and HGSE ceremonies. HGSE's Convocation will feature an address by 2021-22 National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey. Commencement Day begins with Harvard’s Morning Exercises, followed by HGSE’s Diploma Awarding Ceremony.

For a detailed schedule of events, visit the Commencement site at the Office of Student Affairs. You can also visit Harvard's central Commencement site.

Celebrating the Classes of 2020 and 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Harvard’s Classes of 2020 and 2021 could not gather on campus for traditional Commencement ceremonies. We’re pleased that we can now come together in person to mark the achievements of HGSE’s Classes of 2020 and 2021.

Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 8 a.m.

The Harvard Graduate School of Education Honors the
Classes of 2020 and 2021
Watch the Live Ceremony

Harvard University’s Commencement for the
Classes of 2020 and 2021
Watch the Live Commencement Event
Details to follow. To find evolving information and an FAQ, visit HGSE's 
2020-2021 Commencement Celebration site.
For more information, visit 
Harvard University's Commencement site.


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Commencement Stories

By Jill Anderson 06/01/2022 2:34 PM EDT
Simone Wright

Through her work with the New York City Department of Education, Simone Wright, Ed.L.D.'22, has realized the value of a more user-centered approach to curriculum design.

By News editor 06/01/2022 11:32 AM EDT
Bridget Long

The prepared remarks of Dean Bridget Long for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 Celebration.

By Lory Hough 06/01/2022 10:35 AM EDT
Sarah Rendon Garcia

In her research, doctoral marshal Sarah Rendón García, Ed.M.'12, Ph.D.'22, explores how the children of immigrants learn about their families' status in the U.S.

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