A Day to Celebrate


Yale Law School’s 2018 Commencement will take place on Monday, May 21, 2018.

The University Commencement is held on Old Campus at 10:30am.  During the ceremony, the University presents honorary degrees and the deans formally presents their candidates to the president who confers the degrees by school. The ceremony lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

The Law School ceremony takes place immediately after University Commencement in the Lanman Center at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. During this ceremony, students are individually recognized. The Law School ceremony Video from 2017 can be found on our YouTube channel.

Please check this webpage frequently for commencement information and updates.

Archive


Video and speeches from previous commencement events. 

2017 Commencement
Video
Photos
Dean Post's address
Professor Alstott's address

2016 Commencement
Video
Photos
Stephen Bright's address

2015 Commencement
Video
Photos
Professor Markovits's address

2014 Commencement
Video
Professor Ahmad's address

2013 Commencement
Video

2012 Commencement
Video

2011 Commencement
Video

2010 Commencement
Video