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College Graduation Ceremony Dates – 2020

With eight college and university campuses located in Providence, the city is bustling during graduation season. Check out the list of commencement dates below from across all of Rhode Island and start to plan your visit to cheer on your grad.

Note: Due to public safety concerns of COVID-19, some commencement ceremonies have been postponed or canceled. Please check with the individual college or university for updates.

Brown University — Postponed
Bryant University — Graduate: Thursday, May 14; Undergraduate: Saturday, May 16
Community College of Rhode Island — Canceled
Johnson & Wales University — Postponed
Naval War College — Wednesday, June 24
New England Institute of Technology — Postponed
Providence College — Postponed
Rhode Island College — Canceled
Rhode Island School of Design — Saturday, May 30 (subject to change)
Roger Williams University — Graduate: Friday, May 15; Undergraduate: Saturday, May 16 (subject to change)
Salve Regina University — Postponed
University of Rhode Island — Canceled

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