Commencement Weekend

(part of a series)

Location: campus-wide

The University of Notre Dame continues to navigate the many challenges and impact of COVID-19, and announced (in early February 2021) the following plans for celebrating the many impressive accomplishments of its 2021 and 2020 graduates:

  • The University plans to host Commencement weekend for the class of 2021 on campus on May 21-23, with a limited number of guests. Class of 2021
  • Commencement activities for the class of 2020, planned for Memorial Day weekend 2021, have been postponed. Those who earned undergraduate degrees will gather in summer 2022 (more details to follow). Those earning doctoral, graduate, or professional degrees will receive information from their respective schools regarding opportunities to recognize their accomplishments. Learn More

Specifically, a list of frequently asked questions for the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 is updated regularly. Should you have any immediate questions, please email

The weekend's schedule of events will be updated by the Registrar's Office at their website.

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