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Commencement and Graduation 2023

Miss Porter's School graduates holding hands and singing

Please join us in honoring these 88 remarkable young women in the class of 2023 and celebrating their achievements through the events described below.

Commencement and Graduation

Friday, June 2

9:30 a.m. ET

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

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.

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The schedule of events will be updated as information becomes available.


WATCH COMMENCEMENT EVENTS 2023 – LIVE-STREAM

Each Live-stream feed will be recorded and available. Click on the Watch Again link to view the recording after events have concluded.


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. 

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PARKING

Commencement guests should park in the Tennis Court Lot (number 5), Riverview – Pool & Squash Building (number 2), The Grist Mill (number 1), or Porter Road Loop (number 19). All parking is located off of Garden Street or Porter Road. 

Accessible parking is reserved behind Jones, 54 Main Street (number 18), and at the Alumnae and Development Office, 66 Main Street (number 13), 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. 

Illustrated campus map of Miss Porter's School with complete building list & legend

CLASS OF 2023 LEGACIES

These legacies represent 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.

List of legacy students coming soon!


CONGRATULATIONS AND SHOUTOUTS

Coming soon!

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 2023. Don’t forget to tag @missporters and use hashtags:

 #MissPortersSchool #PortersGrad and #Porters2023 so that we can repost you on social media!


MATRICULATION LIST

Class of 2023 Matriculation List will be available soon!