Image of students seated at commencement with their gowns


Sunday, May 14, 2023 - 1:00PM EST


Olin College of Engineering

2023 Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 14, 2023

1:00 pm EST (in person)

The Class of 2023 families and their guests may enter the tent and find seats starting at 12:15 p.m. ET.

A reception will follow the roughly hour-long ceremony. Graduates and their families, Olin College staff, faculty, students, alumni, trustees, friends and guests are all invited to attend.

The Commencement livestream will begin at 1:00 p.m. ET. on Sunday, May 14, 2023.


The President's Reception

Saturday, May 13 from 4:00-5:30 PM.

Graduates and their families are invited to join President Barabino, faculty and staff for this reception to celebrate together and enjoy food and drink.


Commencement Speaker

Health and Safety       

At this time, Olin is a mask-friendly environment. Any individual who prefers to wear a mask in shared spaces is always welcome to do so and we expect all members of the community to respect the choice of any individual to wear a mask. When gathering indoors in large numbers/close quarters, masks are encouraged. For full community health guidelines, visit


Parking and Accessibility

There will be onsite parking available for guests. We will have golf carts available for guests who require additional assistance.  

Requests for accessible seating should be sent to the Commencement Operations Committee at  

Room Blocks: Book by April 12, 2023

Book your group rate for Olin College Commencement May 2023


Sheraton Boston Needham Hotel for 189 USD per night

Book your group rate for Olin College Commencement May 2023.

Homewood Suites Rooms & Rates

  1. King Bed Suite: $269
  2. Queen Beds Studio: $299


Commencement will be held outside in a tent on the Great Lawn, rain or shine.   

Photography and Video

We will have professional photography and video teams on campus and will share photos and video with you after the event.