Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Harvard has decided that commencement ceremonies will once again be online. HDS will participate in Harvard’s online ceremonies, and hold our own ceremonies and diploma awarding online as well. Please see a listing of events below.

HDS and Harvard Virtual Graduation Events Schedule

Harvard Divinity School

Wednesday, May 26

Thursday, May 27

  • 12:30–1:30 pm (EDT) – HDS Diploma Awarding Ceremony (HDS YouTube): Featuring remarks from the Dean, the HDS Class of 2021 Student Speaker, and the reading of graduates names. Communal viewing registration.
  • 1:45–3 pm (EDT) – HDS Social Gathering: Event link.

Harvard University-wide

(More info. about the events below may be found on the Harvard Commencement website.)

Sunday, May 23

Monday, May 24

Tuesday, May 25

Thursday, May 27