Harvard's Graduate School of Design will hold an in-person Commencement celebration for the class of 2023 on Wednesday, May 24 (Class Day) and Thursday, May 25 (Commencement Ceremonies).

Future Commencements

If you are planning ahead for a future Harvard Commencement, these are the dates for the next several years. All Thursday dates are for Commencement Day itself, including the GSD’s Diploma Ceremony. All Wednesday dates are for the GSD’s Class Day activities.

2024: Wednesday, May 22 & Thursday, May 23
2025: Wednesday, May 28 & Thursday, May 29
2026: Wednesday, May 27 & Thursday, May 28

Note that in 2025 and 2026, Commencement occurs during the same week as the Memorial Day holiday.