Students in the processional at the Pardee RAND Graduate School 2012 Commencement

Pardee RAND Graduate School Commencement

Every two years, alumni reunite on the Pardee RAND campus to celebrate the latest group of graduates. Save the date! June 14-16, 2018 will be Pardee RAND's next Commencement Weekend.

Commencement Weekend 2018: Preliminary Schedule

Additional details will be included here as they become available.

Thursday, June 14: Welcome Networking Mixer for Alumni and New Graduates

Location: Restaurant to be announced
5:00–7:00 p.m.: Kick off the weekend connecting with fellow and soon-to-be alumni over drinks and appetizers

Friday, June 15: Policy Program & Celebratory Dinner

Location: RAND 3rd Floor Courtyard
4:00–5:00 p.m.: Welcome Reception
5:00–6:00 p.m.: Policy Program
6:30 p.m.: Celebratory Dinner including presentation of the 4th Biennial Alumni Leadership Award

Saturday, June 16: Commencement Ceremony & Celebratory Reception

Location: RAND 1st Floor Courtyard
10:00 a.m.: Commencement Ceremony
Join us in celebrating the confirmation of our newest Ph.D. candidates. Reception to follow for graduates and ceremony attendees.