A collection of Yale College and various graduate school Commencement addresses, Baccalaureate addresses and Class Day speeches featuring Yale's renowned Class Day Speakers.
Ambassador Samantha Powers Addresses the Class of 2016
The Yale College Class Day exercises feature an address by Ambassador Samantha Power, permanent representative to the United Nations and a member of President Obama's Cabinet, on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Yale Class of 2014 Baccalaureate Ceremony
Yale President, Peter Salovey, addresses the graduating class of 2014 at the Yale College Baccalaureate Ceremony on May 18, 2014.
John Kerry Addresses the Class of 2014
The Yale College Class Day exercises featured an address by John Kerry '66, U.S. Secretary of State, on Sunday, May 18, 2014.
Yale Class of 2013 Baccalaureate Ceremony
Yale President, Richard Levin, and Yale College Dean, Mary Miller, address the graduating seniors at the Yale College Class of 2013 Baccalaureate Ceremony on May 19th, 2013.
Cory Booker Addresses the Class of 2013
Newark mayor Cory Booker, LAW '97, addresses the Yale Class of 2013 during the traditional Class Day speech on May 19th 2013.
Tom Hanks Addresses the Yale Class of 2011
Tom Hanks, Academy Award-winning actor, writer and director, addresses the Yale College Class of 2011 during the traditional Class Day speech and offers the graduates insight and encouragement.