In spring 2022, Kenyon will celebrate the Class of 2022 and also the Class of 2020.

Key Dates

  • Baccalaureate for the Class of 2022:  Friday, May 20, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Commencement for the Class of 2022: Saturday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m.
  • Commencement for the Class of 2020: Sunday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m.

December 2021 Celebration

In 2021, Kenyon held its first December celebration of seniors since World War II, recognizing the accomplishments of students who finished their academic requirements in the fall term of 2021. The ceremony included remarks from President Decatur, Provost Bowman, Senior Class President Grant Holt, and others. Professor of Philosophy Joel Richeimer was selected by the participating students to give the Baccalaureate Address.

Spring 2021 Commencement

The 2021 Commencement ceremony took place Friday, May 21. Seniors (including those studying remotely and those who graduated early), faculty, staff and a limited number of guests attended in person with COVID-19 protocols in place.

Your Diploma: Translated

Kenyon continues the tradition of conferring degrees in Latin. View an English translation of the diploma.

What’s in a Name?

Faculty secretaries at Kenyon have a unique duty: to pronounce — accurately, publicly and quickly — the names of hundreds of graduates.

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