2020 Virtual Commencement  

On Sunday, June 14, at 10:00 a.m. CDT, we gather to honor and celebrate the Lawrence University Class of 2020 at the first virtual Commencement in the history of Lawrence.

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Commencement Weekend Virtual Celebrations 

This year's Commencement celebrations are being held virtually. Please visit this page frequently for updates and final information.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Commencement Concert
7:30 p.m.
Find the Commencement Concert livestream and program here.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Baccalaureate Service
3:00 p.m.
Join the Baccalaureate Zoom webinar here.
Find the Baccalaureate program here.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Commencement Ceremony
10:00 a.m.
Find the Commencement Ceremony order of events here.

All events will be broadcast live via go.lawrence.edu/commencement.
All listed times are Central Daylight Time.

Senior Art Exhibition 2020

Studio art major senior exhibitions are now available for viewing online

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Take part in celebrating the Class of 2020 the following ways:

  • Offer your congratulations during the ceremony using the live chat feature on YouTube. Go to Lawrence's YouTube channel and log into your Gmail or YouTube account to make a live comment for everyone to see.
  • Show your love on social media. Post on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #LawrenceGrad to add you photo, video, or message to the collection of congratulations on the feed on this page (below).
  • Check out the Celebration Kit to find Facebook profile frames, GIFs, a playlist, and more ways to celebrate our seniors.


Use the hashtag #LawrenceGrad on your Instagram posts or Tweets to see your posts appear below. (Posts may take an hour or so to appear.)

    Watch the Commencement Concert

    Graduating seniors from the class of 2020 are featured in the Commencement Concert.

    Watch the 2020 Commencement Concert, originally livestreamed Friday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m.

    Congrats, Class of 2020!

    Kelci Page '20 paints a mural for the Class of 2020 along Drew Street.