Make your plans now to attend the Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016. Tickets are not required for either the Commencement ceremony or the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Whitman College Commencement
Sunday, May 22, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Building South Lawn

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.

Baccalaureate Ceremony
Saturday, May 21, 2016
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cordiner Hall

You'll find videos and information about the 2015 Commencement commencement ceremony and other past ceremonies on our Commencement History pages.

Questions? If this FAQ doesn't answer them, please call the Office of Conferences, Events and Scheduling at (509) 527-5366 or email