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Northfield Mount Hermon 141st Commencement
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Commencement is one of the most special events of the year at NMH, when we celebrate our graduating seniors for all they’ve accomplished and contributed and cheer them on as they move on to their next adventures.

If family or guests are unable to join in person, key Commencement weekend events will be live streamed. Find the livestream links on this web page before the start of each event.

Commencement Weekend Events

Friday, May 17

Recognition Assembly: 1 pm, Memorial Chapel. Faculty and staff join the Class of 2024 and their families for the graduate awards ceremony and salutatory address. Families are welcome, but not expected, to attend.

Photo opportunity: 5:30-6:30 pm, outside of Memorial Chapel. Class of 2024 families are invited to take photos of their students on campus prior to the Chateau dance. 

Saturday, May 18

Baccalaureate: 5 pm, Memorial Chapel. Members of the Class of 2024 and their guests join the faculty for reflection, song, and the valedictory address. The community honors retiring teachers. Families are welcome, but not expected, to attend.

Commencement eve dinner: 6:30–8 pm, Alumni Hall and tent. Following the Baccalaureate service, enjoy a special-occasion dinner for the Class of 2024, their family, and NMH faculty. 

Sunday, May 19

141st Northfield Mount Hermon Commencement: 11 am, tent at Thorndike Field. Please be sure to register all guests. Diplomas are awarded to the Class of 2024.

Commencement lunch: 1 pm. Students, their families, and guests are welcome to enjoy a celebratory lunch in Alumni Hall and the Memorial Grove tent.

Please check this page for regularly for additional and updated information.





Local Dining and Accommodations

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