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The Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2024 is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2024. The Commencement ceremony will begin at 1pm and is held outside on Fiske Quad rain or shine.

The planning has begun to celebrate the Class of 2024 so please check back often for additional details.

Commencement COVID Disclaimer

Keene State College remains committed to providing a safe environment for the students, faculty, staff, surrounding community and visitors to campus. We continue to follow all government mandates, monitor regulations and local cases to inform our policy and keep events as safe as possible. While there are no current federal, state or local government mandates in place, everyone that enters the Keene State College campus for the Commencement ceremony will be encouraged to wear a face mask or covering.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a fluid situation, and as such, we cannot guarantee that guests attending the ceremony will not contract COVID-19 or some variant thereof. Attending the ceremony is a personal choice and it is the guest’s choice to wear a mask or not. At this time the college will not require mask use, proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test to attend the ceremony. Please note that government mandates, venue protocols and event requirements are subject to change at any time, so please be sure to check back regularly for updates.

Future Ceremonies

  • Commencement 2025 will take place on May 10, 2025.
  • Commencement 2026 will take place on May 9, 2026.
  • Commencement 2027 will take place on May 8, 2027.

Questions about Commencement?

If you have questions about Commencement, please email or call 603-358-8500.