Commencement

Yale’s 317th Commencement will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018. For Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools, Monday’s University Commencement is preceded and followed by celebratory events and activities specific to each school. These events usually take place on the Saturday and Sunday before Commencement.

Friday, May 18, 2018
6:20 pm                                        Egalitarian and Traditional Kabbalat Shabbat services
7:15 pm                                        Festive Shabbat Dinner

Saturday, May 19, 2018
9:00 am                                       Muffins, fruit and coffee served
9:14 am                                       Orthodox Shacharit
9:15 am                                       Egalitarian Minyan
11:30 am                                    Kiddush
12:30 pm                                    Shabbat Lunch
6:20 pm                                       Mincha
6:40 pm                                       Third Meal / Cold Holiday Dinner
8:40 pm                                       Ma’ariv
9:00 to 12:00 midnight      Kiddush, Hamotzi, Dessert, and Tikkun Leil Shavuot

 Sunday, May 20, 2018

8:00 am                                       Shacharit
9:30 am to 1:30 pm              Bagel Brunch
10:30 am                                    Kiddush
6:20 pm                                       Mincha
6:40 pm                                       Holiday Dinner
8:40 pm                                       Ma’ariv
9:00 to 10:00 pm                   Kiddush, Hamotzi and Dessert

Monday, May 21, 2018
8:00 am                                       Shacharit
8:30 am                                       Continental Breakfast, Kiddush and snack packages (1 per person) (available for pick-up)
2:00 to 4:00 pm                      Shavuot Buffet Lunch
7:40 pm                                       Mincha
9:00 pm                                       Ma’ariv and Havdalah
9:05 pm                                       Light Dinner – self-serve

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