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College Graduation Ceremony Dates - 2017

With eight college and university campuses located in and around the city, Providence is bustling during graduation season. Check out the list of commencement dates from across the state below and start to plan your visit to cheer on your grad.  
Brown University – May 28
Bryant University – Graduate May 18, Undergraduate May 20
Community College of Rhode Island – May 19
Johnson & Wales University – Graduate May 19, Undergraduate May 20
Naval War College – June 16
New England Institute of Technology – April 30
Providence College – May 21
Rhode Island College – May 13
Rhode Island School of Design – June 3
Roger Williams University – May 20
Salve Regina University – Graduate May 18, Undergraduate May 21
University of Rhode Island – Graduate May 20, Undergraduate May 21

Things to Do While in Providence

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