Commencement is a weekend-long series of events that celebrate the achievements of our graduating students.
4:00 - 6:00PM
Biosciences PhD Graduation Reception
Quadrus Conference Center
Graduating students from Biosciences PhD programs during the 2019-20 academic year are invited to join Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education Will Talbot and the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association for a reception celebrating your graduation. Eligible graduates will receive an invitation via email by mid-May 2020; RSVP is required.
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Baccalaureate at Stanford is a multifaith celebratory gathering for graduating seniors, graduate students, and professional students, as well as their families and friends.
It is a student-led commemoration acknowledging the spiritual contribution to the education of the whole person, organized under the auspices of the Office for Religious Life (ORL). In addition to lively music from culturally diverse backgrounds, the program includes readings from different communities and perspectives which represent the wide range of religious traditions are represented within the ORL by over 30 organizations of Stanford Associated Religions (SAR).
The speaker for this year’s Baccalaureate will be announced in Spring.
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Stanford Medicine Commencement Brunch
Stanford, CA 94305
Graduating Stanford Medicine students and their guests are invited to join us for a pre-ceremony brunch. Graduates may bring up to nine additional guests. Registration is required.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stanford Medicine Diploma Ceremony
Li Ka Shing Center Alumni Lawn
The Stanford Medicine Commencement speakers will be announced in early Spring.
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Stanford Medicine faculty and graduates are encouraged to attend Stanford's 129th Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 14, in Stanford Stadium. The speaker delivering the graduation address will be announced in Spring.
No tickets are required.
Gates open at 8:00 AM
Procession begins at 9:30 AM*
Ceremony begins at 10:00 AM