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2011 Commencement Will Be Held May 23

Yale Law School’s 2011 Commencement ceremony will take place Monday, May 23, 2011.

The evening before—Sunday, May 22—Dean Robert Post ’77 will host a pre-Commencement reception for graduating students, their families, and guests from 5-7 p.m. in the Law School courtyard and dining hall. No tickets are required, and there is no limit on the number of guests. Invitations will be available in the Registrar’s office in March.

University Commencement exercises take place Monday, May 23, at 10:30 a.m. on Old Campus. No tickets are required. Following the Old Campus ceremonies, at approximately noon, Law School Commencement exercises will take place in the Law School Courtyard. No tickets are required, and there is no limit on the number of guests. Invitations will be available in the Registrar’s office in March. In case of rain, the Law School ceremony will take place in Payne Whitney Gymnasium’s Lanman Center.

Immediately after the Law School ceremony, at approximately 2:30 p.m., there will be a champagne reception in the Law School Courtyard, followed by an optional buffet luncheon in the Law School Dining Hall. No tickets are required for the champagne reception. Tickets for the luncheon may be purchased at the door for $19 per person. Students may use their unused dining hall meal plan balances or cash to pay for the buffet.

For more information on accommodations, dining, and Yale University Commencement exercises, visit www.yale.edu/commencement.