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Harvard Kennedy School celebrates our 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.

The 2022 Commencement Week celebrations will be held the week of Monday, May 23-Friday, May 27, with Commencement Day on Thursday, May 26. Details will be available on this page in Spring 2022.

Additionally, the Harvard University community is thrilled to welcome the Class of 2020 and 2021 graduates to campus on Sunday, May 29 for their own special and long-awaited in-person Commencement celebration. The HKS Commencement team is already at work planning the celebration. Details will be posted on this page and emailed to graduates as plans take shape. Visit the University's Commencement website and its growing Frequently Asked Questions page in the meantime for the latest information.

The HKS community looks forward to celebrating our Class of 2020, 2021, and 2022 graduates in May!