Tentative Schedule of Events – Class of 2022

Following is a tentative schedule of events and commencement ceremony program for the Class of 2022, please note that the schedule/program are subject to change:

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 13, 2022
6:00 pm PDT: Reception for Seniors and Families with HMC Board of Trustees | Strauss Plaza, HMC Campus
Families are welcome, RSVPs are needed.

Saturday, May 14, 2022
Noon – 1:30 pm PDT: Graduate’s Lunch | Linde Activities Center
Families are welcome, no tickets or RSVP needed

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm PDT: Academic Department Receptions | Various locations on HMC campus

3:00 pm PDT: Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal for Seniors | Meet on the lawn between Kingston Hall and the Shanahan Center

Sunday, May 15, 2022
1:30 pm PDT: Commencement Ceremony | Mudd Quadrangle
For those unable to attend, a Livestream of the ceremony will begin at 1:30 pm PDT on the HMC website.

3:00 pm PDT: Commencement Reception | R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

Program for Commencement Ceremony

Processional
“Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 1 in D, Trio,” Sir Edward Elgar

Introduction
Jim Bean ’77, Chair, Board of Trustees

The National Anthem
“The Star Spangled Banner,” Francis Scott Key

Welcome
Maria M. Klawe, President

Henry T. Mudd Prize
Maria M. Klawe

Student Keynote
TBD

Keynote Address
Terence Tao, professor of mathematics and James and Carol Collins Chair at UCLA since 1999, completed his PhD under Elias Stein at Princeton in 1996.  Tao’s areas of research include harmonic analysis, PDE, combinatorics, and number theory.

Conferring of Degrees

Presiding
Jim Bean ’77 Chair, Board of Trustees

Presentation of Candidates
Lisa Sullivan, Vice President for Academic Affairs and R. Michael Shanahan Dean of the Faculty

Awarding of Diplomas
Maria M. Klawe

Welcome to Alumni Association
Gregory Rae ’00, President, Alumni Association

President’s Address
Maria M. Klawe

Recessional
“The Rondeau,” Jean-Joseph Mouret
The audience will remain standing allowing academic procession to exit the ceremony site first.

Reception
R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

The Commencement Marshals
Bearer of the Mace
Trustee Marshals
Faculty Marshals
Student Affairs Marshals
Student Marshals