Harvard will hold its 366th Commencement on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, will be the featured speaker at the Afternoon Program on Commencement day.

For comprehensive Commencement news, visit the Harvard Gazette's Commencement 2017 page.

Live Stream

Watch Class Day and Commencement coverage on Harvard's Live Stream page.

General Information

See general information about Commencement activities, details about tickets, events schedules, and locations.

Social Media

  • Follow @HarvardCommence and @Harvard on Twitter for updates and news.
  • Follow @Harvard on Instagram to see Commencement photos.
  • Join our community with the #Harvard17 hashtag.


Visit the Harvard Alumni Association's Annual Meeting website for more information about events.