Commencement 2023

Commencement for the Class of 2023 will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2023. Information about housing, as well as the preliminary weekend schedule, will be posted soon.

accessibility symbols, including a wheelchair, Braille symbol, ASL symbol, and more


Amherst is committed to being an accessible campus where students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors, regardless of abilities, are valued and empowered to participate. Find information on van rides, wheelchair rentals, and more. 

a crowd of graduates throws their caps into the air

Commencements 2020 & 2022

In the spring of 2022, Amherst hosted two celebrations: Commencement for the Class of 2022 in May; and a special, on-campus Commencement for the Class of 2020 in June.

Contact Us

Please contact Conferences and Special Events at (413) 542-2845 or if you have questions about Commencement or senior activities. 

Past Commencements

Find speeches, photos, and multimedia in our Past Commencements archive.