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Commencement 2023

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
XL Center
Hartford, Connecticut

Eastern's commencement exercises will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. In addition to information for graduates and their families concerning the day of commencement, this website will also provide updates on other Commencement events, both on- and off-campus, as well as other important information for graduating seniors. They and their families are encouraged to visit the site frequently over the coming months to ensure that they have the information they need to have a wonderful Commencement.

The schedule for May 16th can be found at Schedule of Events.

2023 Commencement By The Numbers: 1,011 Total Number of Degrees Earned; Age of the Youngest Graduate - 18; Age of the Oldest Graduate - 70; Top Five Majors: Psychology, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Communication, Crimniology; Top Five Minors: Business Administration, Psychology, Business Information Systems, Sociology, Pre-Law; 18 Dreamers; Number of D3 Athletes Graduating - 125; 244 First Generation

President Núñez speaking at commencement

Graduates tossing coins into a fountain

Graduate giving thumbs up

Graduates posing for photo with diplomas

Graduates posing for photo with diplomas

President Núñez and graduates proceeding as balloons fall from the ceiling