Commencement 2017

Three Dates for House Events
Strawberries & Champagne + Senior Banquet: May 13th 5:00 p.m.
Class Day Master's Reception: May 24th 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Commencement Diploma Ceremony: May 25th immediately following Morning Exercises

For information about commencement events outside Adams House visit
Senior Desk is open weekdays May 8 - May 24, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 124 Mt. Auburn Street, 6th floor. You must pick up your own tickets. See HAA's info on their site
Info from University Disability Services and

Adams House Class Day Master's Reception
Open to Graduates and their guests, no tickets required
Wednesday, May 24th
5:00 p.m. Adams Dining Hall

Adams House Commencement Morning Exercises Simulcast
Open to graduate’s guests, no tickets required
Thursday, May 25th
Adams House Upper & Lower Common Rooms 8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
LCR is ramp accessible via the C-entry door closer to Mt. Auburn.

Adams House Diploma Ceremony
Open to Graduates and their guests, no tickets required, no reserved seating, ramp access on Linden Street.
Thursday, May 25th
Noon, immediately following Morning Exercises
Randolph Courtyard
Rain plan: MAC Gymnasium

Adams House Commencement Luncheon
Thursday, May 25th
1:30 p.m., immediately following Diploma Ceremony
All are welcome to the luncheon, however please note: tickets for the lunch are necessary. There is no charge for seniors and each senior receives two free tickets for guests, which will be part of your packet from Senior Desk. Additional tickets may be purchased at Senior Desk. Tickets will also be available on Commencement day at lunch. Please note there are three buffet lines to keep everything moving. Ramp access at B-entry, so regardless of last name anyone with someone uncomfortable with stairs should enter lunch via B. As many as 800 guests intend to have lunch at Adams House following the Diploma Ceremony. Please be patient – everyone will be served. There is seating throughout C and in Randolph Courtyard.

Please reach out to Edison, our dining hall manager, with any allergies or dietary restrictions of your guests attending the commencement day lunch.