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College Graduation Ceremony Dates – 2021

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.

Brown University — April 30–May 2, 2021 (Class of 2020 — TBD)
Bryant University — Graduate: May 20, 2021; Undergraduate: May 22, 2021 (Class of 2020 — May 23, 2021)
Community College of Rhode Island — May 13, 2021
Johnson & Wales University — Graduate: May 7, 2021; Undergraduate: May 8, 2021 (Class of 2020 — TBD)
Naval War College — June 11, 2021
New England Institute of Technology — May 8, 2021
Providence College — May 23, 2021 (Class of 2020 — TBD)
Rhode Island College — May 15, 2021
Rhode Island School of Design — June 5, 2021
Roger Williams University — May 22, 2021
Salve Regina University — Graduate: May 6, 2021; Undergraduate: May 9, 2021 (Class of 2020 — May 16, 2021)
University of Rhode Island — Graduate: May 22, 2021; Undergraduate: May 23, 2021

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