Commencement Messages

Important Information about Senior Days and Commencement—May 17, 2021 (Lohmann)
We are so excited to be gearing up for Senior Days and Commencement. I am reaching out to provide updated, streamlined information about what’s in store. Note: some of the Senior Days programming has shifted since Nate Hintze’s message from last week, so please review carefully. You can also find the information below on the 2021 Commencement Website.

COVID-19 Update: Commencement, Senior Days, New COVID-19 Guidance—May 14, 2021 (Ranen)
As a result of new guidance issued yesterday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and changes in Maine public health protocols also announced yesterday (and updated today) that take effect on Monday, May 24, the College is adjusting some of our health and safety protocols, including those in place for “Senior Days” (May 26–28) and Commencement (May 29).

Commencement Details—April 13, 2021 (Sprague)
On Saturday, May 29, 2021, Bowdoin will celebrate our 216th Commencement. This year, it is both a great and historic occasion for our students—and for all of us—and we warmly invite you to take part in our Commencement events, even as they must be scaled down and partially virtual as a result of the continuing pandemic.