Classes of 2020 and 2021 [Re]Commencement

Brandeis graduates throwing their caps in the air with text that reads [Re]Commencement Classes of 2020 and 2021

You got through the circumstance, now it's time for the pomp! The Brandeis Classes of 2020 and 2021 are invited to return to campus for a [Re]Commencement ceremony and celebration on Sunday, May 22, 2022. 

The [Re]Commencement ceremony will be held on campus at the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center. Graduates should arrive by 3 p.m. at the Gordon Field track for pre-ceremony preparations. The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. Each graduate is welcome to bring four guests to the ceremony, and the ceremony will also be livestreamed.

There will be a post-commencement party at Time Out Market in Boston’s Fenway area.  The party is open to 2020 and 2021 graduates only.

The order of events will be as follows:

3 - 4:45 p.m.: Staging Area Registration and Line Up
5 - 7:15 p.m.: Procession & Ceremony
7:45 p.m.: Shuttles depart for party
8:30 - 11 p.m.: Party at Time Out Market
10 p.m.: Early-return shuttle from party
11 p.m.: Shuttles return from party

Registration for the [Re]Commencement ceremony and celebration closed on Jan. 1, 2022.

If you have any questions about [Re]Commencement, please email

If you cannot attend [Re]Commencement on May 22, please remember that you are always welcome to walk in any future Brandeis Commencement. You also are invited to return to campus June 10-12 for Alumni Weekend 2022, whether you attend [Re]Commencement or not.