Class of 2020

Commencement Celebration for the Class of 2020
Vaccination Attestation
As part of the entry requirements for Bowdoin College Commencement Celebration for the Class of 2020, all attendees must provide proof of full vaccination status in order to enter campus for the event via Health Pass by CLEAR. Information about using Health Pass by CLEAR is available here.

After a 15 month wait, the in-person Commencement celebration for the Class of 2020 was held on Saturday, August 14, 2021 on the main quad in front of the Walker Art Building.


Honorary Degrees
Our four honorary degree recipientsEdward P. “Ted” Ames, Deborah Jensen Barker '80, P'16, Ann M. Fudge, and William F. Lee—will all attend the Commencement celebration on Saturday, August 14. We will also be working to schedule individual virtual events with the honorands, the details of which will be shared this summer.

VIDEO: Watch the Class of 2020 slideshow featuring student-submitted photographs.
VIDEO: Bowdoin faculty and staff offer their congratulations to the Class of 2020.