Honoring the Class of 2021
Whether you missed the ceremony or just want to watch the jubilation all over again, you can explore this year's virtual ceremony with our video playlist.Watch the ceremony
Ruth Simmons urges graduates to fight for equality and inclusion
Harvard President Bacow delivers 2021 Baccalaureate speech
Harvard to recognize seven with 2021 honorary degrees
Harvard honors new military officers in ROTC commissioning ceremony
Basketball star Jeremy Lin gets candid
Harvard awards 7,640 degrees, certificates over 2020-21 academic year
Harvard Graduate School of Education graduate
A successful educator on her own, Shahara Jackson came to Harvard with the goal of becoming a transformational superintendent.
Harvard Graduate school of arts and sciences graduate
To better share her knowledge of quantum, Hannah Sim writes articles for the general public, sharing her knowledge through open-source software codes, podcasts, and YouTube.
The convocation ceremony
President Faust urges the Class of 2021 to connect with classmates and embrace diversity.
- Nearly 40,000 apply to College Class of ’21
Prior to the start of the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative, fewer than 20,000 students applied for admission.
- The Class of ’21 arrives, with boxes
A busy move-in day as the first-years settle into Yard dorms.
- Housing day for the class of ’21
A nor’easter didn't stop first-year students from playing in the Yard after learning which House they'll live in.
- White Coat Day 2017
The HMS/HSDM Class of 2021 received their white coats and met each other and faculty during their orientation to medical and dental school.
Celebrations are smaller, but no less meaningful in a quieter Yard
The cap (and gown) on a most unusual senior year
Celebrating plant graduation class of 2021
Harvard University theses, dissertations, and prize papers
Harvard Extension School graduate
Brett Dennis-Duke designed a course of study she calls “medical anthropology” which pieced together the philosophical and theoretical connections between social justice and health care.
Harvard College graduate
“If there is one thing I can impart to anybody, it’s that it’s worth fighting to change things. People who come after you may never know your name, but they can benefit from the work that you do. It is worth it.”
Harvard Engineering School Graduate
When Daniela Villafuerte wasn’t dancing with hip hop, jazz, and ballet troupes or performing in the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club production of “West Side Story” she was developing a prototype of a device that can track a person’s respiratory rate, heart rate, and oxygen saturation, all through non-contact methods.