A Day to Celebrate


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

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

The Law School ceremony took place immediately after University Commencement in the Lanman Center at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. During this ceremony, students were individually recognized. The Law School ceremony Video for 2018 was livestreamed.

Please check this webpage frequently for commencement information and updates.

Archive


Video and speeches from previous commencement events. 

2018 Commencement
Video
Photos
Dean Gerken’s address
Professor Carter’s address
Justice Liu’s address

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