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CommencementCongratulations Class of 2023

You’ve accomplished so much at Stanford; now it’s time to celebrate.


Recognizing Senior Contributions

We look forward to recognizing students who have made remarkable contributions to the class community when we announce the recipients of the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award and the Award of Excellence during spring quarter.

Kickoff to Commencement

Kick back with your classmates at the 2023 Kickoff to Commencement! Snap a photo with the one and only ’23 Class Plaque, drop off your Time Capsule item, and grab your Letter to Your Senior Self. And once you’ve taken care of business, enjoy a delicious treat with friends! This is your time to connect with classmates and savor these memorable moments. Save the date: Wednesday, May 31 from noon - 3 pm at Meyer Green.

Senior Dinner on the Quad

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime dinner under the stars in Stanford’s historic Main Quad, and enjoy a three-course meal, photo booth, dessert lounge and dancing. With MemChu as the backdrop and your whole class in attendance, this is one night you won't want to miss. Save the date: Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. You’ll receive an email in mid-May with registration details.

SAA Snackapalooza

On Sunday, June 18, Stanford Alumni Association joins the celebration with a complimentary Snackapalooza on Galvez Street in front of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center immediately following Commencement from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm. Family and friends are welcome to swing by to pick up snacks on the way to their individual department ceremonies!

Senior Class Book

Catch up with your class right now and stay connected after graduation with your exclusive ’23 Senior Class Book. Share photos and stories, and check out what your classmates are up to. You can search for people by geography, interests, profession and more. Keep an eye on your inbox—your invite to join the ’23 Senior Class Book will arrive soon!