2020 Graduate Commencement

Sarah Lawrence College held its Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 15, 2020—virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbara Bowman '50, a pioneer in the field of early childhood education and co-founder of the Erikson Institute, delivered the keynote address. Bowman and Sara Wilford '72 received honorary degrees. Watch the full ceremony above, or watch and read the individual addresses delivered during the ceremony below.

Graduate Commencement Program

Download the program from the graduate commencement ceremony (printer-friendly PDF).

Kudos for the Class of 2020

Share your congratulations or advice with the graduate Class of 2020 via our kudoboard, and click through to see all the wonderful well-wishes that have been shared so far!