A Day to Celebrate


Yale Law School’s Commencement will take place on Monday, May 22, 2017 with two ceremonies: 

The University Commencement on Old Campus at 10:30am.  During the ceremony, the University presents honorary degrees and the deans formally present their candidates to the president who confers the degrees by school. The ceremony lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. 

The Law School ceremony takes place immediately after University Commencement in the Lanman Center at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. During this ceremony, students are individually recognized.

Please check this webpage frequently for commencement information and updates.

 

Footage from last year's ceremony is available below.

Archive


Video and read speeches from previous commencement events. 

2015 Commencement
Video
Professor Markovits's address

2014 Commencement
Video
Professor Ahmad's address

2013 Commencement
Video

2012 Commencement
Video

2011 Commencement
Video

2010 Commencement
Video