Commencement

Commencement details for the Class of 2022

Class of 2022

The Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2022 will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

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Bob Iuliano speaking at the podium at Commencement

Students in their Commencement regalia clapping

Announcements

View our archive of recent commencement-related communications.

Commencement Coverage

View our coverage from past Commencement ceremonies.

Photo of Stephanie Murphy

U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy to speak at 2022 Commencement

Traditions and Past Speakers

Past Speakers

Jerry Spinelli speaking at Commencement

Honorary degrees are typically awarded at Commencement to persons whose contributions are outstanding in specific fields such as The Arts, Public Life and Government, The Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Natural and Applied Sciences.

Honorary Degrees

Lavar Burton receiving honorary degree

Honorary degrees are typically awarded at Commencement to exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions to specific fields such as The Arts, Public Life and Government, The Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Natural and Applied Sciences.

The Lavern H. Brenneman Award

Dave LaVanne receiving the Lavern Brenneman Award

The Lavern H. Brenneman ’36 Award For Exemplary Service to Gettysburg College is presented in recognition of those rare individuals whose distinguished service to Gettysburg College stands head and shoulders above others who have served the institution faithfully.