University Events

The Office of the Secretary oversees the planning and programming for many important university events. Please follow the links to learn more about the traditions, timing, and history of these events. To view pictures of university ceremonies and events, please visit our photo galleries and the Yale University Flickr page.

Academic Ceremonies

  • Freshman Assembly
  • Baccalaureate
  • Commencement
  • M.A. Privatim

University-wide Events

  • Annual Events (Veterans Day, 9/11 Ceremony)
  • Special Events (Inauguration)
  • Past Events (Noah Webster Day)

Lectureships, Fellowships, and Prizes