The Grinnell College Commencement ceremony is traditionally held at 10 a.m. on the Monday before Memorial Day weekend. In 2017, Commencement will be held on Monday, May 22.

The ceremony provides a capstone to a weekend full of concerts, receptions, and other events that showcase and celebrate the achievements of the graduates and their time at Grinnell.

Please call 641-269-3178 with any questions regarding Commencement Weekend. Graduates, see the graduation checklist for a list of deadlines and requirements.

News

Barb Van Ersvelde received an honorary Doctor of Humanities at Grinnell College Commencement 2017.

Daniel Werner ’91 received an honorary Doctor of Laws at Grinnell College Commencement 2017.