The celebration of the Class of 2021 will be as unique as the students themselves. These 72 amazing young women have weathered the challenges of their final days together in Farmington due to COVID-19, and through it all, they have demonstrated their resilience, devotion to each other, and love of school.
Please join us in honoring this remarkable class and celebrating their achievements through the events described below.
Schedule of Events
Livestream for guests and in-person only for graduating seniors
Thursday, June 3
4:00 p.m. EDT
Due to COVID-19 protocols, Commencement is open to pre-registered guests only with a livestream for others
Friday, June 4
9:30 a.m. EDT
Brooks Field Miss Porter’s School – Located in the center of the campus
Please contact us with any questions
Watch Commencement Events 2021 – Livestream
Each Livestream feed will be recorded and available from the same links used to broadcast the livestreams. Click on the Watch Again link to view the recording after events have concluded.
Will be viewable to all via livestream. Due to COVID-19 protocols this is a closed event and open to graduating seniors only.
Each graduate is allowed to register four (4) guests, and all guests must remain seated and masked through the ceremony. Please check the April 29, 2021 News & Notes for the registration form that must be completed prior to commencement events. The form to submit guest names can be found in the parent “News & Notes” e-info publication, and should be filled out and submitted no later than May 31, 2021.
Campus opens to registered guests only at 8 a.m. EDT on June 4, 2021. There is no assigned seating. Rather, seating will be available on a first come first serve basis while observing Miss Porter’s M.P.S (see image below) protocol.
Commencement guests should park in the Tennis Court Lot (number 5) or Riverview – Pool & Squash Building (number 2). Both are located off of Garden Street. Accessible parking is available in the Tennis Court Lot (number 5). Please note that there will NOT be golf cart transportation and we highly encourage those with mobility difficulties to watch commencement via the livestream links provided above.
All COVID-19 protocol must be followed during the duration of graduation and your time on campus – masked at all times, 6 feet of physical distancing from those not in your guest group, and sanitizing as needed.
All COVID-19 protocol must be followed for the duration of commencement and your time on campus. All guests must wear a mask that covers the nose, mouth, and chin. All guests must maintain 6-feet of physical distance from others not in your immediate family or guest group. Sanitize as frequently as needed.
**Miss Porter’s School continues to monitor federal, state, and county guidances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Class of 2021 Legacies
These legacies represent all legacies here at school and the enduring mission of our school to prepare young women for college, for leadership, and for life – a mission which has remained unchanged since 1843. Traditionally, the Daisy Wreath is hung by the senior with the strongest and most direct line of Ancient relatives.
Congratulations and Shoutouts
Commencement 2021 Digital Downloads
Social Media Frame
Celebrate your Miss Porter’s Graduate and share the excitement with family and friends! You can add a custom frame to your Facebook profile (just click on your profile picture, click on add frame and search #MissPortersSchool), and enhance your Instagram with interactive story visuals.
Let’s get excited as we prepare for Graduation 2021. Don’t forget to tag @missporters and use hashtags:
#MissPortersSchool #PortersGrad and #Porters2021 so that we can repost you on social media!
Class of 2021 Matriculation List
|Berklee College of Music|
|Hobart and William Smith Colleges|
|Johns Hopkins University|
|Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute|
|Mount Holyoke College|
|New York University|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|Rochester Institute of Technology|
|Roger Williams University|
|San Diego State University|
|Santa Clara University|
|Southern Methodist University|
|University of California (Berkeley)|
|University of California (Los Angeles)|
|University of California (San Diego)|
|University of Chicago|
|University of Connecticut|
|University of Hartford|
|University of Oklahoma|
|University of Pennsylvania|
|University of Pittsburgh (Main Campus)|
|University of St Andrews|
|University of Vermont|
|University of Wisconsin (Madison)|
|Washington University in St Louis|
|William and Mary|