Commencement and Class Day 2019

Date: 

Thursday, May 30, 2019 (All day)

Class Day on the Quad

8:00-11:30 am
Morning Exercises in Harvard Yard
President Bacow confers degrees on graduates of all Harvard University schools. Morning exercises are held rain or shine in Tercentenary Theatre and will be livestreamed on the Harvard home page
(NOTE:  THIS EVENT IS TICKETED BY HARVARD UNIVERSITY - 2 GUESTS PER STUDENT). 

2:00-4:30pm
Class Day on HMS Quad
Class of 2019 graduates receive their diplomas during the Class Day ceremony.  This year's keynote speaker is Mona Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician, educator and public health advocate whose research exposed the lead crisis in the water supply in Flint, Michigan. She has received the Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling and the PEN American Center James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Award and was named a Union of Concerned Scientists 2016 "Got Science?" Champion, among other honors. Read more about Hanna-Attisha here

The Class Day ceremonies will also be broadcast via livestream

4:00-6:00pm
Commencement Celebration
HSDM REB Lobby and Tent
Join family, friends, and HSDM students, faculty and staff for a reception hosted by the Harvard Dental Alumni Association to welcome the new alumni.

Use #HSDM2019 to tag your social media posts in celebration of Commencement and Class Day!

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