Class of 2020

Registration Reminder

All members of the Class intending to return for Commencement/Reunions, must pre-register at the Reunions website

Please do so as soon as possible.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Housing Check-in for members of the Class of 2020 requesting an on-campus room and arriving on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location: Housing Tent, Dillon Gym


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Housing Check-in for members of the Class of 2020 arriving on May 18, 2022, and staying for Reunions

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Housing Tent, Dillon Gym

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Maclean House

Commencement Ceremony

8a.m - 1p.m. Baggage Check
Baggage may be checked at Jadwin Gym on Wednesday, May 18 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

8:30 a.m. Stadium guest entrances open

9-9:20 a.m. Formation for Commencement 
Alumni from the Class of 2020 should assemble on Weaver Track for the procession. For alumni who would like to sit near a particular person, please make sure to line up either in front of, or behind them. Marshals will be available to assist you.

9:45 a.m. Academic procession 
Guests should be seated by the start of the procession and may not take pictures from anywhere other than their own seats during the ceremony.

10 a.m. Commencement exercises
The ceremony will start at 10 a.m. and conclude around 11 a.m. Guests may reconnect with graduates on Poe Field following the recessional. The start time may shift later if inclement weather is in the area. In the event of a significant weather event, Commencement will be held in Jadwin Gymnasium.

Watch the Commencement livestream on YouTube or Media Central.

View the Commencement 2020 program.

Commencement Reception for Ph.D. and Master's Degree Recipients

Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: In the tent next to the Graduate College

The Office of Alumni Engagement cordially invites Princeton's Ph.D. and masters degree recipients from Fall 2019 to Spring 2020 to a Commencement Reception immediately following the Commencement Ceremony.

Photos at the FitzRandolph Gate

Time:  Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Location:  FitzRandolph Gate

Take photos with your family and friends as you march through the FitzRandolph gate putting the final cap on your time at Princeton!

University photographers will be on hand and pictures will be available free of charge by mid-June. You are of course also welcome to take your own photos.

Residential College Receptions

The Residential Colleges will host their receptions on Wednesday, May 18th.
Times and Locations vary.

Residential College Receptions Event Details

Undergraduate Class of 2020 Step-Sing

Time: 10 p.m.
Location: Blair Arch (Rain Location: Dillon Gym)

Food trucks will be available at 9:30 p.m.


Thursday, May 19, 2022

Reunions events run through Saturday, May 22, 2022

Housing Check-in for members of the Class of 2020 only coming for Reunions, starting Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time: 12 p.m. (noon) - 12 a.m. (midnight)
Location: Housing Tent, Dillon Gym

Undergraduate Class of 2020 Class Photo

Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Blair Arch

Undergraduate Class Dinner

Time: 6-10 p.m.
Location: Graduate College

One guest allowed per alumni – Guest fee $40

Must pre-register through the Reunions website.


Class Day Events

View details for academic departments’ and affinity groups’ Class Day celebrations for the undergraduate Class of 2020.

Event Details

Hotel Information for Families

2020 FAQs