Video of Commencement Speakers

Commencement speaker Jonathan Safran Foer

Student speaker Bronwyn Oatley (Text of speech can be read here.)
President Ron Liebowitz gives the Baccalaureate address on Saturday, May 25, 2013. (Text of speech can be read here.)

Celebrating the Class of 2013

2014 Key Dates

Feb Celebration for Midyear Graduates
Saturday, February 1, 2014

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Memorial Day weekend

View and Download

brett_grad_pix_splash_175px You can view and download or buy prints of the senior class photo. You can also order your official personal commencement photo and other commencement photographs from Grad Images. (Type in your last name and "Middlebury" in the appropriate fields.) Free candid photos of commencement are also available courtesy of photographer Brett Simison.

Sights & Sounds


A brief video capturing the excitement of the day.

Social Media Highlights

Check out our Storify story of commencement highlights from the social media universe.

Share Your Photos

We invite you to share your own photos from the weekend on the parents’ Facebook page and on the MiddAlum Facebook page.

Graduates: Stay Connected!

Are you moving to a new city, looking for a job, or trying to get in touch with friends & fellow alumni? We’re here to help. Find out how to keep the College in your network through the Alumni Association, regional alumni chapters, Middlebury Online, and social media.

For Parents

Although your student has graduated, you’ll always be a member of the Middlebury family! We encourage past parents to keep up with what’s new at the College, to stay connected online, and to join us for a variety of events.

Middlebury Magazine

Graduates, as alumni you’ll receive the College's award-winning quarterly magazine.

We invite parents and friends to read it online at They can also receive the print edition through our voluntary subscription program .

Author Jonathan Safran Foer: "This is the work of being human."

On an unusually wet and chilly Memorial Day weekend, Middlebury College welcomed 557 members of the class of 2013 to its alumni community. For the first time in 21 years, the ceremony was forced indoors after several days of relentless rain, wind and raw temperatures. Inside Nelson Recreation Center, graduates processed down the center aisle, flanked by 45 flags representing the nationalities of the graduating class. Full news story here...