Students exiting FitzRandolph Gate after graduation
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Commencement 2017

June 6, 2017 6 a.m.

The University's 270th Commencement program will begin with the academic procession at 10:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Nassau Hall. Guests must be seated by 10:20 a.m. Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber will preside and address the graduates. Commencement will be live streamed from around 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A story and photos from the event will be posted to the homepage later today.

The forecast calls for a temperature of around 60 degrees with the possibility of rain showers. For those not wishing to view the ceremony outdoors, several indoor simulcast locations are available:

  • Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall (air-conditioned and accessible);
  • McCormick Hall, Room 101 (air-conditioned and accessible);
  • Betts Auditorium in the School of Architecture (air-conditioned and accessible);
  • and Dillon Gym.

University marshals — in black robes and orange caps — can guide visitors to the simulcast sites. Visitors may also find them by using the interactive University map.

No tickets will be required at the simulcast sites.

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