Occidental’s 138th Commencement ceremony, originally scheduled for May 17, 2020, has been postponed to Spring 2021. A virtual celebration is taking place on June 14.

That’s the power you hold. The power to shine brightly for justice, and for equality, and for joy. You’ve earned your degree. And it’s up to you to use it.”

Barack Obama ’83

Address to HBCU graduates, May 2020