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CommencementCongratulations will be in order

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.

Senior Dinner on the Quad

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime dinner under the stars in Stanford’s historic Main Quad, and enjoy dancing under the stars, dining at delicious food stations, and interactive experiences and photo opps. 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 13, 2024, from 6:30 - 11:00 p.m. You’ll receive an email in mid-May with registration details.

Kickoff to Commencement

Kick back with your classmates at the 2024 Kickoff to Commencement! Snap a photo with the one and only ’24 Class Plaque, pick up a '24 flute, 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. We saw you all Wednesday, May 29, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Cheers!

SAA Snackapalooza

Stanford Alumni Association joins the weekend celebration with a complimentary snack and water giveaway in front of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on Sunday, June 16, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Graduates, 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 and stay connected after graduation with your exclusive ’24 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. Your invite to join the ’24 Senior Class Book will keep you connected!

Your SAA Lifetime Membership Gift

We’re giving all Stanford graduates a lifetime membership in the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) to celebrate your accomplishments. This graduation gift includes discounts on car rentals, hotels, special access to programs, and more. Your membership will be activated after your degree is conferred.