The Language We Use to Celebrate Our Graduates
- Commencement is the-all Northwestern ceremony where the graduating class is commemorated as a whole. During the ceremony, student, faculty and guest speakers will address graduates and their families.
- Convocations at Northwestern are hosted by individual schools. Students are recognized at their school’s convocation ceremony.
- Celebrations are events surrounding Commencement and Convocations that seek to recognize the plurality of identities graduates hold.