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Digitized Resources

Commencement Programs

Selected University of Pennsylvania Commencement Programs are available online in PDF format. Included are the opening pages or entire programs for June commencements from 1925 to the present as well as entire programs for selected earlier years.

Commencement Notes, historical accounts of the University published in each Commencement Program from 1985 to 2013 are also available online.

* Program available in entirety
Program as reported in newspaper or Trustees minutes

18th Century

1780s: 1789