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Graduation Weekend 2023

Looking ahead for the Class of 2023

Graduation Weekend 2023

Friday - Monday, June 9-12, 2023

The 165th Annual Commencement

June 12, 2023 - 9AM

Ryan Field Stadium, 1501 Central Street

Gov. JB Pritzker Named Commencement Speaker

pritzker.jpegIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker will deliver this year’s commencement address at Northwestern University.

Gov. Pritzker was sworn in as the 43rd Governor of Illinois on Jan. 14, 2019, and took the oath of office for his second term on Jan. 9, 2023. Since taking office, he has accomplished one of the state’s most ambitious policy agendas.

He also will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws. The University will announce additional honorary degree recipients later this month. Northwestern’s 165th commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, June 12, at Ryan Field on the Evanston campus.