Class of 2021 virtual celebration

Congratulations Class of 2021! We’re excited to celebrate Class Day and Commencement with you and to share highlights of the day with the Harvard Law School community.

On Wednesday, May 26, the Class Day Live Webinar will begin at 11:15 a.m. eastern daylight time, featuring Class Day Speaker Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass). The live broadcast will also include recognition of student award winners and speeches from Paula Garvin, recipient of the Suzanne L. Richardson Staff Appreciation Award, and Assistant Professor Nikolas Bowie ’14, recipient of the Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence. The live link and HLS Class Day Program can be found on the HLS Commencement website.

On Thursday, May 27, the Harvard University Commencement Ceremony, with the university-wide conferring of degrees, starts at 10:30 a.m. eastern daylight time.

The HLS ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will include a welcome from Dean John F. Manning ’85, the Class of 2021 reflections video, and the presentation of graduates. Links to the live webcast of the Harvard University Ceremony, the HLS livestream, and the HLS Commencement Program can be found on the HLS Commencement website.

Use #HLS2021 to join the celebration! We will be collecting and sharing your posts on Instagram (don’t forget to tag us!). Find HLS 2021 commencement stickers on Instagram by searching hls2021, hls, and harvardlaw. You can also download them here. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter, too!