Commencement 2023

Congratulations Class of 2023

A recording of the 131st Barnard Commencement can be found below.

The 131st Barnard College Commencement ceremony was held in-person on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 4 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall in midtown Manhattan. Congratulations to the spectacular achievements of the Class of 2023!

Read about the ceremony here.

The 131st Barnard College Commencement


Keynote Address

An Emmy Award-winning writer, creator, producer, actor, and founder of Hillman Grad, Lena Waithe continues to lead the cultural revolution in Hollywood by speaking to myriad experiences from her unique perspective while challenging audiences to think outside of conventional norms. 

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Commencement Celebration Kit

Show the world what you've accomplished and share your Barnard pride with #Barnard2023 invites, yard signs, and graphics for social.

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