Law School



Sunday, May 19th

Yale Law School
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Reception hosted by Dean Robert Post for graduating students, family, and guests, Yale Law School Courtyard . No tickets are required, and there is no limit on the number of guests. Invitations will be available in the registrar's office in April.


Monday, May 20th

Cross Campus
9:40 am
Law School degree candidates and faculty assemble on Cross Campus near Law School sign.  

Old Campus
10:30 am 
University Commencement exercises, Old Campus. No tickets are required. 

Following Old Campus ceremonies, 
approximately noon

Payne Whitney
Law School Commencement exercises, William K. Lanman Center, Payne Whitney Gymnasium . No tickets are required, and there is no limit on the number of guests. Invitations will be available in the registrar's office in April. In recent years the Law School ceremony has ended by 2:30 pm


Following 
Law School ceremonies, 
approximately 2:30 pm 

Champagne reception, Yale Law School Courtyard. No tickets are required. 

Following 
champagne reception 

Optional buffet luncheon, Yale Law School Dining Hall . Tickets may be purchased at the door for $19 per person. Students may use their unused Dining Hall meal plan to pay for the buffet. 
                   
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