Media Advisory: University of New Hampshire 2023 Commencement

Thursday, May 18, 2023

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WHAT: UNH will host a series of small commencement ceremonies over three days to recognize its 2023 graduates.

WHEN: Friday, May 19, at 4 p.m. (Graduate School) and 7 p.m. (UNH Manchester and Granite State College); Saturday, May 20, at 9 a.m. (College of Life Sciences and Agriculture) and 12:30 p.m. (College of Liberal Arts) and 3:30 p.m. (UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law at White Park, Concord); and Sunday, May 21, at 9 a.m. (College of Engineering and Physical Sciences) and 1 p.m. (Paul College of Business and Economics) and 4 p.m. (College of Health and Human Services).

WHERE: Ceremonies in Durham will take place at the Whittemore Center and will be livestreamed at

RSVP: Tom Cronin at


Commencement speakers

Honorary degree and Granite State Award recipients

Photos and video will be provided to members of the media upon request.

The University of New Hampshire inspires innovation and transforms lives in our state, nation and world. More than 16,000 students from all 50 states and 71 countries engage with an award-winning faculty in top-ranked programs in business, engineering, law, health and human services, liberal arts and the sciences across more than 200 programs of study. A Carnegie Classification R1 institution, UNH partners with NASA, NOAA, NSF and NIH, and received $260 million in competitive external funding in FY21 to further explore and define the frontiers of land, sea and space.