Lawrence University celebrated the journey and accomplishments of the Class of 2022 on Sunday, June 12,  with a Commencement ceremony on the historic Main Hall Green.

Read more about the 2022 Commencement celebrations in our news coverage. 

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Commencement 2022 Weekend Celebrations

Please join the Lawrence community for celebrations throughout Commencement Weekend. All listed times are Central Daylight Time.
Due to rain, Saturday's Picnic and President's Meet & Greet have both been moved to Warch Campus Center. 

Friday, June 10, 2022

Kate's Corner Store
10 A.M. - 6 P.M.
Warch Campus Center, 2nd Level
Stop by to pick up LU merch! 

Senior Art Exhibition
10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Wriston Art Center Galleries
Please contact wriston-gallery@lawrence.edu for appointments outside of these hours.

Commencement Concert
7:30 P.M.
Memorial Chapel
Graduating seniors from the Class of 2022 are featured in the Commencement Concert. A reception will follow in Shattuck Hall, Room 163.
See the Concert Program

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Schedule updates noted by an asterisk (*).

Kate's Corner Store
10 A.M. - 6 P.M.
Warch Campus Center, 2nd Level
Stop by to pick up LU merch! 

Senior Art Exhibition
10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Wriston Art Center Galleries

Picnic for Seniors, Families, Faculty & Staff
with Performance by the Lawrence University Grad Band*

Noon - 1:30 P.M.
Rain Location: Warch Campus Center, Sommerset Room & Kaplan's Cafe

Meet & Greet with President Carter for Seniors & Families*
1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Rain Location: Warch Campus Center

Baccalaureate Service
3:00 p.m.
Memorial Chapel
A multi-faith celebration of the spiritual journey of the Class of 2022. Open to all members of the senior class and their guests.

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Complimentary Continental Breakfast
7:30 A.M. - 9 A.M.
Warch Campus Center, Andrew Commons

Kate's Corner Store
8 A.M. - 2 P.M.
Warch Campus Center, 2nd Level
Stop by to pick up LU merch! 

Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony
10:00 A.M.
Main Hall Green & Livestreamed
Green opens for guests at 8:30 A.M.

An American Sign Language interpreter will be on-hand at the ceremony. 

Read our Commencement frequently asked questions for additional details about this year’s Commencement ceremony. 

Lawrence University crest with words "Celebrating the class of 2022 Lawrence University."

Class of 2022 Graduation Celebration Kit


Whether you are attending the on-campus ceremony or watching from your home, you can celebrate the Class of 2022 with our Class of 2022 Graduation Celebration Kit. From GIPHY stickers to profile frames, Zoom backgrounds to yard signs, join in the festivities to ensure that graduates feel your support on- and off-campus.

Commencement Highlights & Features