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Class of 2014!



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Watch former U.S. Surgeon General and 2014 Nichols-Chancellor's Medal recipient Regina Benjamin's Senior Day address.

Watch the full Commencement ceremony, including Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos' address.

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View the 2014 Commencement Program

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2014 Catch up with old friends at The Ingram Commons Open Houses.

8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
The Ingram Commons


party This is an all ages event for the whole family.

9 p.m. - Midnight
The Ingram Commons


regina Dr. Regina Benjamin is the 2014 Nichols-Chancellor Medal recipient.                                         

11 a.m. - Noon
Memorial Gym

faculty Four distinguished faculty members give you a taste of the Vanderbilt experience.                

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Wilson Hall


commencement day All ten schools process in simultaneously before degrees are conferred and the Chancellor's address. Strawberries and Champagne, a reception for the undergraduate class of 2014 hosted by the Chancellor, immediately follows the main ceremony.

9 a.m. - Noon
Alumni Lawn

Future Commencement Dates

2015 - May 6, 7, 8
2016 - May 11, 12, 13
2017 - May 10, 11, 12
2018 - May 9, 10, 11

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