Make your plans now to attend the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019.
Whitman College Commencement
Sunday, May 19, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Building South Lawn
No tickets are required for the Commencement Ceremony. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Can't make it to campus? We invite you to watch the Commencement Ceremony online.
The Baccalaureate ceremony, which is held the day before Commencement, offers graduating seniors and their families an opportunity to reflect on their time spent at Whitman and look ahead to new opportunities.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
No tickets are required for the Baccalaureate Ceremony. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Can't make it to campus? We invite you to watch the Baccalaureate Ceremony live online.
RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima ’09 to Return as Commencement Speaker
February 5, 2019 • A professional singer, speaker and educator, Fukushima is the founder of RAPtivism (rap activism), a hip-hop project spanning 20 countries and four continents. As a public speaker, she combines the art of performance and lecture, linking themes such as global citizenship, empowerment and feminism with live musical performance.
Whitman welcomes Commencement Speaker Ashifi Gogo '05
May 18, 2018 • Acclaimed entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05 is Whitman's 2018 Commencement Speaker. He will also receive an honorary degree from the college.
Whitman students earn leadership roles in Commencement
May 18, 2018 • A small selection of Whitman students will join the ranks of those recognized at the college's 132nd Commencement ceremony, alongside the Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipient, returning members of the class of 1967 and distinguished faculty.
Ashifi Gogo '05 to give 2018 Commencement address
January 17, 2018 • Acclaimed social entrepreneur Ashifi Gogo '05, CEO of Sproxil, a global consumer protection company praised by former President Bill Clinton, will return to campus this spring as the 2018 Whitman College Commencement speaker.
Commencement Honors and Urges the Best in Whitties
September 29, 2017 • Commencement 2017 overview