Commencement 2022

Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2022 and their families! Loomis Chaffee is excited to celebrate our graduates at the school’s 106th Commencement.

Families will receive comprehensive information about events, guidelines and safety protocols directly.

Schedule of Events

Guests are required to wear masks for all indoor events.

Thursday, May 26

Final day of classes for seniors

Prom at Loomis Chaffee, Grubbs Quadrangle

  • 6–7 p.m. — Photo session
  • 7–11 p.m. — Prom with dinner stations, DJ, and dancing
  • 11 p.m–12a.m. — Late night breakfast for prom goers 
  • 12:15 a.m. — Check-in and day student pick-up

Reception for Parents, Head's House garden

  • 7–8 p.m. — Reception sponsored by the LC Parents Association

Friday, May 27

Senior Events

  • 10:30 a.m. — Commencement seating meeting for seniors, Olcott Center
  • 11:30 a.m. — Springfest
  • Afternoon — "Up" Time for Seniors (Pack Up, Clean Up, Upcycle)
  • 8:30–10:30 p.m. — Senior Trip to Spare Time

Saturday, May 28

Senior Events

  • 12 p.m. — Senior luncheon, Grubbs Quadrangle
  • 1 p.m. — Commencement rehearsal, in front of Founders Hall

PRISM Reception

  • 4:30 p.m. — PRISM Reception, Rogan Atrium, Clark Center for Science & Mathematics

Class Night

  • 7:30 p.m. — Dessert reception for seniors and families, Grubbs Quadrangle
  • 8:30 p.m. — Class Night program for seniors and families, Olcott Center
  • 10 p.m–12 a.m. — Senior Silent Disco, Turf or Meadows

Sunday, May 29


  • 10 a.m. — Ceremony, lawns between Head’s House and Homestead, in the area directly in front of Founders Hall
  • 11:30 a.m. — Luncheon, Grubbs Quadrangle

The ceremony will be livestreamed. Rain location for Commencement is under the tent in the Grubbs Quadrangle.

Students at Commencement ceremony


Commencement Announcements

Printed Commencement announcements will be distributed to seniors prior to March break. Each senior will receive five announcements, which may be used to invite or announce the graduation to family and friends. An announcement will also be mailed directly to senior parents as well. 

Tickets are not required for Commencement and there is no limit on the number of guests per graduate. 

To commemorate the occasion of your senior’s graduation from Loomis Chaffee, please find a printable PDF of the 2022 Commencement announcement here.


Important Information

We ask that parents refrain from bringing celebratory cigars, champagne, or other alcoholic beverages. Please note that Loomis Chaffee is a smoke-free campus.


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Contact Us

We look forward to seeing you here on the Island. If you have any questions, please contact:

Lisa Salinetti Ross
Director of Alumni & Parent Relations