Let’s make it official
Ready to become a Lynx? We are still accepting applications, but housing and class registration are first-come, first-served.

Commencement 2022

Lesley honored the classes of 2022, 2021 and 2020 at our first in-person Commencement ceremony in three years. Enjoy coverage, photos and more from this special event.

graduates greet people during commencement
Highlight Video

Commencement Video Highlights

Watch sights, sounds and inspiring moments from Commencement 2022 on the Boston waterfront.

Geeta Pradhan addresses the Class of 2022
‘Forged in the fire’
Shelly Lowe speaks at Commencement
Meeting the challenges with joy and spirit

Commencement 2022 highlights

News & stories about our inspiring graduates

Morning Ceremony Video

Lesley University celebrated master’s and doctoral degree recipients from the Graduate School of Education and the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences. Graduates of the classes of 2022, 2021, and 2020 heard from Commencement speaker Geeta Pradhan, president of the Cambridge Community Foundation.

Afternoon Ceremony Video

Lesley University celebrated graduates of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the College of Art and Design and the Threshold Program on May 21, 2022 on the Boston waterfront. Members of the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 heard from Commencement speaker Shelly Lowe, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Commencement Office