Commencement Ceremony

147th Commencement

The Graduation Ceremony is an important milestone in the lives of our students and their families, as each ceremony listed below celebrates their individual achievements.

Baccalaureate Ceremony

Friday, May 15, 2015 @ 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Alden Memorial

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is fully developed by the Senior Class, and offers a quieter, more intimate opportunity to pause and reflect on this rite of passage, hear faculty members offer advice to the graduating class, and enjoy students' musical talents. Reception to follow on the Rubin Campus Center Patio. 

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2015 @ 8:30 a.m.
Alden Memorial 

We would like to congratulate our newly graduated and commissioned officers of the U.S. Armed Forces and for their dedication and commitment to both their academic degree and their completion of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program.  

Commencement Exercises

Saturday, May 16, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m.
On the Quadrangle 

We hope that WPI's 147th Commencement Ceremony will be a rewarding experience for you and your family/friends. Please join us in celebrating our students as they receive their hard-earned degrees from WPI's President. The Commencement Speaker will be announced soon! A reception will follow the ceremony in the Recreation Center.

2014 Student Commencement Speaker -- Joseph Gay.  

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2014 Commencement Line-Up

Commencement Auxiliary Viewing Locations

Specific locations for Auxiliary viewing locations are listed in the Family and Friends section of this webpage.