Undergraduate Ceremony


We look forward to celebrating the Class of 2023. Please continue to visit this page for information and updates as planning evolves.

Friday, May 5

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Student Graduation Fair
Fisher Patio (Rain Back Up Plan: Rotunda)

  • Graduates who plan to attend the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies must attend this event to participate in the graduation ceremony
  • Graduates will have the opportunity to pick up academic regalia, check for any holds on their accounts, sign up to receive Bryant’s alumni newsletter, and obtain additional information about activities related to Commencement.
  • You can purchase your class ring right at the Student Graduation Fair or online. Shop at Balfour.com/Bryant for class rings, or visit the Bryant Bookstore website for other gifts for graduates.

Friday, May 19

4:00 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Main Commencement Tent

  • This is an interfaith ceremony of thanksgiving for graduates, as well as their families and friends. This is led by Bryant chaplains and features music, readings, and reflection. Graduating seniors do not wear their caps and gowns to this event and may sit with their families. Tickets are not required for this event.

5:00 p.m.
President’s Reception
Salmanson Dining Hall

  • President Gittell welcomes all graduates, families, and friends to this special reception for the Undergraduate Class of 2023. Honorary degree recipients, trustees, faculty members, and staff will also be in attendance. This is an opportunity for graduating seniors to informally gather with professors and other members of the Bryant community who have played a part in their education. The reception concludes at 6:30 p.m. to permit graduates and their families to enjoy dinner off campus.

Saturday, May 20

7:30 a.m.
Guest Check In
George E. Bello Patio

8:45 a.m.
Graduate Procession Line Up
Between Chace and the Unistructure

10:00 a.m.
Undergraduate Ceremony
Main Commencement Tent

1:30 p.m.
New Alumni Reception
George E. Bello Patio and Tent

  • Graduates, their families and guests, faculty and staff are invited to mingle and enjoy light refreshments immediately following the ceremony.

For additional questions and information, please contact the commencement office at commencement@bryant.edu or 401-232-6921.