Date, Time & Location

Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year and our official welcome to the class of 2028. Peter C. Rock, professor of creative writing, will deliver the keynote lecture, “The Blank Page.” 

  • Reed College's 2024 Convocation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2024.
  • 10 a.m. Cap & gown enrobing, ceremony line up, Eliot Hall north lawn
  • 10:30 a.m. Convocation ceremony, Great Lawn

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