On May 22, 2021, we celebrated the Class of 2021 — an extraordinary and resilient group of undergraduate and graduate students who are poised to make a positive difference in the world.

Below, you can view photos and videos from the commencement ceremony and learn more about the accomplishments of the Class of 2021.

You can also view the baccalaureate page to learn about this beloved Earlham tradition and read manuscripts of past baccalaureate addresses.

Watch the recording

Watch a recording of Commencement 2021 and find your graduate.

Celebrate the Class of 2021

Celebrate the Earlham Class of 2021 on Facebook by using one of the profile photo frames below (click the frame and it will take you to Facebook). You can also share your photos, encouragement, well wishes and more by using #EarlhamGrad21


The Class of 2021 accomplished big things while at Earlham. In addition to finishing their degrees in the midst of a pandemic, they made a difference on campus and in the world:

  • 249 students graduated on May 22, including those from Earlham School of Religion and the Earlham Graduate Programs in Education.
  • Top majors included global management, psychology and biology.
  • Class of 2021 graduates hailed from 26 different countries and 24 different states.
  • 113 studied or did research off campus while at Earlham.
  • 41 did Earlham-funded internships.
  • Two graduates are Watson Fellows.
  • The Class of 2021 included Earlham’s first museum studies major graduate.
  • Two graduates were the first to participate in Earlham’s new partnership with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.


We couldn’t be prouder of everything the Class of 2021 accomplished during their time at Earlham.

Congratulations, and best of luck wherever your journey leads you after Earlham!


Contact the Office of the Registrar with any questions about this event.