Commencement Weekend is Smith's final chance to honor its graduating seniors and to observe such traditions as Ivy Day and Illumination Night. The weekend culminates on Sunday when parents, friends and seniors gather to hear a distinguished speaker and observe the awarding of diplomas.
Ivy Day Activities
Simmons Delivers Commencement Address
Ruth J. Simmons, the ninth president of Smith College, the 18th president of Brown University and the first African American woman to head an Ivy League institution, was the speaker at Smith’s 136th commencement, Sunday, May 18. More...
Smith’s next Commencements will be held Sunday, May 17, 2015, and Sunday, May 15, 2016.