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Thomas Jefferson University wishes to extend congratulations to both the graduating students and their families on this commemorative occasion. This website will provide you with our latest information and details about the Commencement Ceremonies.

This commencement season will mark the 190th graduation ceremony for Thomas Jefferson University, originally founded as Jefferson Medical College in 1824. The University has since established itself as total "academic health center," composed of Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Jefferson School of Health Professions, Jefferson School of Nursing, Jefferson School of Pharmacy and Jefferson School of Population Health.

2014 Commencement Ceremonies Dates

Jefferson School of Health Professions, and Jefferson School of Pharmacy
The Pennsylvania Convention Center
Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Jefferson School of Nursing
The Pennsylvania Convention Center
Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.

Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Jefferson School of Population Health
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.

Honorary Degree Recipients

Jefferson School of Health Professions and Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Michael R. Cohen, President of The Institute for Safe Medication Practices.

Jefferson School of Nursing
Donna Brazile, Democratic Political Strategist, Adjunct Professor, Author, and Syndicated Columnist.

Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and
Jefferson School of Population Health

Alex Gorsky, Global Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson