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Commencement and Graduation 2022

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The celebration of the Class of 2022 will be as unique as the students themselves. These 82 amazing young women have weathered many challenges 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.

Graduation Invitation 2022

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Final Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, June 2

4:00 p.m. EDT

Live-streamed, and in-person for juniors and graduating seniors and their invited guests. 

Awards Ceremony Live-stream

Dance Performance

Thursday, June 2

8:00 p.m. EDT

Dance Performance Live-stream

Commencement and Graduation

Friday, June 3

9:30 a.m. EDT

Brooks Field Miss Porter’s School – Located in the center of the campus

Miss Porter’s School Commencement Program Download

Miss Porter’s does not require tickets nor has reserved seating for graduation.
Each graduate has been given eight invitations to share with family and friends. We kindly ask those families planning to bring more than eight guests to please contact us with any questions.


WATCH COMMENCEMENT EVENTS 2022 – 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.

Convocation and Awards Ceremony

Will be viewable to all via livestream.

Commencement and Graduation Livestream

Click below to red the commencement speaker announcement.


GENERAL INFORMATION

Miss Porter’s is a mask optional community. Any attendees experiencing symptoms should be masked for the ceremony and while on campus. Graduation will be held in person and outside rain or shine.

WEATHER

We strongly encourage all attending guests to be prepared for inclement weather. Guests should be prepared to dress for conditions ranging from drizzle to heat and humidity. Please note that guest seating for the ceremony is under the protection of a tent. 


PARKING

Commencement guests should park in the Tennis Court Lot (number 5), Riverview – Pool & Squash Building (number 2) or The Grist Mill (number 1). All parking is located off of Garden Street. 

Accessible parking is reserved behind Jones, 54 Main Street (number 17), and at the Alumnae and Development Office, 66 Main Street (number 12), as well as in marked locations in all other campus parking areas. 

IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION FOR BOARDING SENIORS

Parents and guardians of senior boarding students are asked to park on the “Senior Beach” lawn, just off Main Street via School Street, and adjacent to the senior dorms. This will ensure close proximity to packing vehicles after commencement concludes. The area will be marked, and a member from the Porter’s staff will be on hand to help direct parking. 

Campus Map as of 4.19.22
Campus Map

CLASS OF 2022 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

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Celebrate your Miss Porter’s Graduate and share the excitement with family and friends!

Let’s get excited as we prepare for Graduation 2022. Don’t forget to tag @missporters and use hashtags:

 #MissPortersSchool #PortersGrad and #Porters2022 so that we can repost you on social media!


MATRICULATION LIST

Class of 2022 Matriculation List

Barnard College
Bates College
Belmont University
Boston College
Boston University
Bowdoin College
Brown University
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Chapman University
Colby College
Colorado School of Mines
Columbia University
Cornell University
Emmanuel College
Emory University
Fairfield University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia College
Grinnell College
Hamilton College
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Lafayette College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGill University
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Pitzer College
Providence College
Quinnipiac University
Rice University
Scripps College
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
The University of Texas at Austin
Trinity College Dublin
Tufts University
Tulane University of Louisiana
Union College
Universidad Iberoamericana
University of Arkansas
University of California (Irvine)
University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina Wilmington
University of Pennsylvania
University of Richmond
University of Vermont
University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Williams College


COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Graduation 2022 Health Safety Reminders
Commencement 2022 Health Safety Reminders

Miss Porter’s School continues to monitor and follow federal, state, and county guidances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Our COVID-19 protocol must be followed for the duration of your visit on campus. 

  • Vaccination: All age-eligible guests to the Miss Porter’s School campus must be fully vaccinated and boosted.
  • Masking: Based on local COVID-19 rates, Porter’s is a “mask optional” campus at this time. Anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms must wear a high-filtration, well-fitting mask that covers the nose, mouth, and chin.
  • Testing: Anyone experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms should test for COVID-19 prior to coming to campus. If your test is negative and you feel well enough, please remain masked while on campus to limit disease transmission.

We will keep you informed regarding additional arrangements or requirements, as necessary, based on public health conditions. We appreciate your cooperation as we continue to keep the entire Porter’s community safe and healthy.

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