155th Dean College Commencement

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Town of Franklin have approved a safe and acceptable plan for your Commencement. The Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held in front of Dean Hall, along Awpie Way, on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Attendees will be limited to degree candidates and two (2) guests per graduate. Regrettably, we cannot offer the opportunity to invite more than two guests per graduate.

Watch the Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony.

View the digital program book for the Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony.

View the 2021 Graduating Student Awards Ceremony.

Class of 2020, please visit The Class of 2020 Commencement exercises page for up-to-date information.

Dean College graduates at Commencement

Policies & Procedures

Learn more about Commencement Policies and Procedures.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn the answers to many frequently asked questions about Dean College Commencement.

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Parking and Directions

Learn more about how to get to Dean and where to park when you get here!

group of dean college students wearing caps and gowns and smiling at camera at Commencement

Area Hotels

Looking for a place to stay? Learn more about area hotels.

Group of 50th society members lining the walkway as the dean college commencement procession begins

50th Society Information

Members of the 50th Society will join the Commencement procession and induct new members.

dean college graduates during processional at dean college 153rd commencement ceremonies.

153rd Commencement Recap

Watch the full video and view the professional photos from the 153rd Commencement held on Saturday, May 11, 2019.