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Hey 2017’ers,  SENIOR SPEAKER On behalf of the Senior Speaker Selection Committee, I am happy to announce that Lizzie Shackney will be the senior speaker at the 2017 Commencement.  Thank you to all of the amazing applicants who submitted excellent essays and made this decision a very hard one for the Committee.  Please join me […]

Hey 2017’ers, Here is information regarding the purchase of caps and gowns from Broad Street Books and information about the loaner cap and gown program at Usdan.   All Wesleyan undergraduates wear red, as you may already know from seeing the commencement photos over the years! For those who purchase their caps and gowns, we encourage […]

To:   Candidates for Bachelor of Arts Degree From:  Rosie Villard, Administrative Assistant V To ensure that your full legal name is spelled correctly on your diploma, we are asking you to confirm your diploma name.  Please confirm your name as soon as possible. In your portfolio under Enrollment Status click on Diploma Names.  The name […]

2017’ers– Would you like to share your Wesleyan experience at graduation?  If so, simply submit a 200-250 word essay answering the following question: What has your Wesleyan experience meant to you? The essay should be roughly equivalent of the speech you wish to deliver at graduation. Completed essays should be emailed to Dean Brown (lsbrown@wesleyan.edu) […]

Wesleyan will present three honorary doctorates at the University’s 184th Commencement on May 22. Bryan Stevenson, a staunch advocate for racial justice who has fought against inequities in our judicial system, will deliver the Commencement address.

Wesleyan also will honor Patti Smith, a legendary singer and writer celebrated for her path-breaking music and powerful memoirs, and Kwame Anthony Appiah, a philosopher known for his compelling work on cosmopolitanism, identity and ethics.

The Baldwin Medal, the highest award of the Wesleyan Alumni Association, will be presented to John Usdan ’80, P’15, P’18, P’18.

Read more: http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2016/03/02/2016commencementhonorarydegrees/

On May 25, Wesleyan conferred 733 bachelor of arts degrees; 26 master of arts degrees; 44 master of arts in liberal studies degrees; three master of philosophy in liberal arts degrees; and 14 doctor of philosophy degrees during its 182nd Commencement Ceremony. Read more and view more photos here

Ted Shaw ‘76 will deliver Wesleyan University’s 182nd Commencement Address on May 25. Andrus Field is prepped and ready for graduating seniors and their families. 

Congratulations to Wesleyan’s Class of 2013!…

Congratulations to Wesleyan’s Class of 2013! Seven-hundred-and-eighty-five students received bachelor degrees on May 26. Another 30 received MA degrees, 30 received MALS degrees and 20 received Ph.Ds. 

Get Loaner Caps and Gowns Available May 6, 7, 8 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Seniors who do not want to purchase the cap and gown through the bookstore can come to the Usdan Administration Office and borrow a set, while supplies last, sizing not guaranteed. As each student comes to see us, […]

Cap & Gown Announcement

Commencement is just around the corner and graduation regalia is now available for purchase at Broad Street Books. The cost for a Bachelor’s Cap and Gown is $39.00 and includes your mortar board, gown, and tassel. The packages are sized according to height. Quantities by size are based on expected number of graduates and historical […]

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