Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year. This ceremony celebrates the Senior Class and its many accomplishments, and introduces 5-6 exceptionally interesting Williams graduates who will receive Bicentennial Medals. Convocation takes place in Chapin Hall.

Convocation Schedule, Saturday, September 15, 2018

  • 10:15 a.m. Academic Procession lines up
  • 10:40 a.m. Academic Procession begins
  • 11:00 a.m. Program begins in Chapin Hall

Details about the Convocation speaker will be released over the summer. The program lasts about an hour. An all-campus picnic follows on Chapin Lawn.

Seniors and masters candidates and current and emeritus faculty march in caps and gowns. Please follow the links for specific instructions.

Contact Carrie Greene or College Marshal Jay Thoman with questions.