Commencement Procession
May
29
6:45 AM06:45

Commencement Procession

One of Brown's oldest traditions brings together the entire Brown community. The procession steps off through Faunce Arch promptly at 9:45 AM. Alumni march through the Van Wickle Gates. Graduating seniors march through last, at approximately 10:45 AM. Stand near Rockefeller Library to view the procession. More info here.

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Unity Funk Nite
May
28
6:30 PM18:30

Unity Funk Nite

  • Kasper Multipurpose Room, College Green (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The real turn up. Sweaty, people-of-color dance party. Typically where you will find all the hot, young professionals. Beyoncé will be present. Just kidding. Alumni, seniors, and families welcome. 

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Baccalaureate
May
28
10:30 AM10:30

Baccalaureate

Ceremony for thanksgiving, harmony, and rhythm; includes music, dance, and spiritual readings. Student will be welcomed to the First Baptist Church with West African drums. Seating in the Church is only for the graduates. Family and friends watch a large-screen videocast on the College Green, in the Salomon Center, or in Sayles Hall. Seniors line-up for a procession on Waterman St. at 1:30pm then walk to the Church. More info here.

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Campus Dance
May
27
6:00 PM18:00

Campus Dance

A beloved Brown tradition. Live jazz. Student bands. Cash Bar. 11,000 people. 600 paper lanterns. Seniors sing the Alma Mater at the steps of Sayles Hall at midnight. Gowns, tuxes, jeans or shorts. More info here. Tickets ($25) will be released mid-April. 

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