Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Register by April 22, and we'll send you a complimentary luggage tag.

Schedule of Events

It's time—time to celebrate with classmates, faculty, and staff and time to walk across the stage. All graduates and guests are invited to celebrate.   View the weekend schedule here.


Don your cap and gown for the festivities!  Bring them with you, or order them online.  You may place an order online here.  All orders must be placed by May 20, 2022.

Campus Housing & Hotels

Hiett Hall accommodations are available free of charge to the Class of 2020 graduates.  Rooms are available from 4 p.m. on Friday, June 24–11 a.m. on Sunday, June 26.  Rooms are double occupancy.  Roommates will be assigned at random unless specified during the registration process.  A list of hotel accommodations can also be found online.

COVID-19 Policy

As a highly vaccinated community with standing practices and protocols built on trust and our Community Pledge, we are successfully living, learning, and working within the pandemic.

Lawrence continues to follow guidance from the CDC as well as our Pandemic Planning Team. COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all event attendees and masks will be required for all indoor events. For more information about the university’s COVID-19 mitigation strategies visit

Travel Assistance

In an effort to make this celebration as accessible as possible for 2020 alumni, we have secured a limited budget to help subsidize travel costs for alumni in need.  Please complete this anonymous form to be reviewed by volunteer 2020 alumni and staff members.  If you have any questions about this process, please email Kate at 

In need of a ride to campus or have a ride to offer?  Use our rideshare form.

Who's Coming?

If you're wondering who you'll see, you can keep track with our "Who's Coming" list.


The dates are on your calendar, but we need your help spreading the word! In response to the survey conducted this summer, we know that celebrating with the faculty, coaches, and staff is a priority. Use this link to search the campus directory and reconnect with those who made an impact on your time at Lawrence. 


Don't miss a thing! Communication about this celebration will be sent to you, the Class of 2020 alumni—so take a moment to make sure we have accurate contact information in the Alumni Directory, where you can:

  • update contact information,
  • select email subscription preferences, and
  • message classmates.


You may contact the Office of Alumni and Constituency Engagement at or 920-832-7019.