2020 Graduating Student Committee

  • Vanderbilt University

    Class of 2020 Commencement celebration scheduled for May 1-2, 2021

    Vanderbilt University will hold the Class of 2020’s on-campus Commencement ceremony and related events on May 1 and 2, 2021. The dates were selected as the best option after evaluating input from a student committee, campus partners and various vendors that will contribute to events throughout the weekend. Read More

    May 22, 2020

  • These are the shoes Nursing School graduate Gwendolyn Godlock plans to wear in 2021 when she comes back for the in-person celebration. (image courtesy of Gwen Godlock)

    #VU2020 committee plans celebrations now and for 2021

    A volunteer team of undergraduate, graduate and professional students, along with university leadership, is leading the planning for this year's virtual celebrations and the in-person Commencement festivities slated for 2021. Read More

    May 7, 2020

  • The Class of 2020 posed for a class photo as first-year students on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons in August 2016. (Vanderbilt University)

    Class of 2020 celebrations underway

    Vanderbilt’s Class of 2020 is being celebrated through a series of special videos and messages from across the campus community, including web stories and social media posts spotlighting graduates’ achievements. All content is being posted to the Commencement website and the university's social media channels, culminating in a special message from Interim Chancellor Susan R Wente on Friday, May 8. Read More

    Apr 29, 2020

  • View of Kirkland Hall and the Vanderbilt campus in Spring.

    Commencement 2020 Graduating Student Committee announced

    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has appointed a new advisory group composed of students from the Class of 2020 to provide feedback and engage in planning their postponed Commencement ceremony and related events that will now take place in May 2021. Read More

    Apr 13, 2020