Commencement Weekend

May 23-26, 2019

What a wonderful weekend. Best of luck to the Class of 2019 — you will be missed!

Commencement 2019

Thursday, May 23

Special Class Schedule Classes will run on a Wednesday schedule today, ending at 12:20 p.m.

4:00-6:00 p.m.
Center Campus and Science Center

6:15 p.m.
Busses begin boarding for prom

7:00-11:00 p.m.

  • All students attending prom must travel to and from the event on the busses hired by the school.
  • Information regarding ticket sales, tux/suit rental, and prom flowers will be communicated to students via email and the Peddie A.M. Vendors will be available on campus for tux/suit rentals and flowers.
  • Information on picking students up and signing students out post-prom will be communicated to parents and students via email.

Friday, May 24

No Classes for Seniors and Juniors

9:00 a.m.
Classes day begins for 9th and 10th grades (special schedule)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Underclass students’ dinner

7:00 p.m.
Senior Dinner (Seniors, PGs and Faculty only)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall





Saturday, May 25

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
International Parents Lunch
Swetland House

5:30 p.m.
Senior Parents Dinner (parents and faculty only)
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

7:50 p.m.

Academic Procession 

8:00 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service (attendance required of all seniors and PGs)
Ayer Memorial Chapel

9:15 p.m.
Refreshments following Baccalaureate
Ayer Memorial Chapel patio

Sunday, May 26

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. School Store open
Caspersen Campus Center

9:00 a.m.
Senior Class Picture/Planting of the Ivy
Annenberg Hall steps

10:15 a.m.
Academic Procession

10:30 a.m.
Commencement Exercises (all students are required to attend) Livestream
Center Campus Tent

12:30 p.m.
Light refreshments for all graduates and their guests
Caspersen Campus Center Dining Hall

Please note: Boarding seniors should be out of their dorms by 5:00 p.m.

PHOTOS ARE HERE! Candid photos taken during the Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies have been posted to Peddie's Flickr album, where they can be shared and downloaded free of charge. Highpoint's professional and candid photos (including diploma photos) taken before, during and after the Commencement ceremony are available for purchase through Highpoint Pictures. Ordering information

Looking for the perfect gift for your graduate? Shop the Peddie School Store!

Orders can be placed online or in person. Check link below for a complete selection.

*Need a last-minute gift? The store will be open on Sunday, May 26 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.!

Shop Peddie School Store Graduation Gifts

2019 Peddie School Commencement Exercises will be held on Sunday, May 26 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Commencement will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.

View Commencement livestream

Hotel Information

Discounted room blocks have been arranged at these local hotels. Please note the cut-off dates and mention Peddie School Commencement for special rates.

Residence Inn by Marriott Cranbury-South Brunswick
2662 Route 130, Cranbury, NJ 08512
800-331-3131 or 609-395-9447

Holiday Inn East Windsor-Cranbury
399 Monmouth Street, East Windsor, NJ 08520

Hilton Garden Inn Hamilton
800 US Highway 130, Hamilton, NJ 08690

Other hotels in the area:

Towneplace Suites by Marriott Staybridge Suites
Courtyard by Marriott Hampton Inn and Suites