Harvard Kennedy School celebrates the graduating students who carry the School’s mission of public service around the globe. Our graduates embody the aspiration that skilled leadership and smart public policy can improve people’s lives.

Important notice regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Commencement 2020

Due to the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, on March 20, 2020, Harvard University President Larry Bacow announced that the in-person May 28 commencement exercises will be postponed. We will hold a virtual commencement gathering on Thursday, May 28, to award degrees. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.