Commencement 2024 is just five weeks away, on Friday, May 10 in the Gallaudet University Field House. The graduate ceremony will be at 10 a.m., and the undergraduate ceremony will be at 2 p.m.  

Alfred Sonnenstrahl
Dr. Madan Vasishta

Alfred Sonnenstrahl, a lifetime advocate for telecommunications access, will keynote the graduate ceremony, and Aanuoluwapo “Aanu” Omoleye will speak on behalf of her fellow graduates.  

Dr. Madan Vasishta, a renowned educator and author, will be the keynote presenter for the undergraduate ceremony, and Micah Lovell will be the student speaker. 

Both Mr. Sonnenstrahl and Dr. Vasishta will receive honorary degrees during the undergraduate ceremony.  

Dr. Tom Baldridge, Mr. Willy Conley, and Dr. Jane Nickerson, G-’83, will be named professors emerit. 

The Commencement website will contain the most up-to-date information.  

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