We are excited to recognize the accomplishments of the Class of 2022 during commencement weekend, May 20–22, 2022, and welcome the Class of 2020 back to campus for an in-person celebration and other festivities on May 27–29, 2022.


Class of 2022 Commencement

Colgate’s 201st commencement was held on May 22, 2022. The keynote address was delivered by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times critic at large, and co-host of the podcast Still Processing, Wesley Morris.

Visit the archives for the Class of 2022 ceremony live stream, photos and more.

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Graduates assembling for the Commencement ceremony

Future Dates 

  • May 21, 2023
  • May 19, 2024
  • May 18, 2025

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Questions? Contact Michele Carney, commencement coordinator:


Colgate maintains archives of photos, video, and speech transcripts from commencement ceremonies dating back five years on the website.