The 2018 Tuck Investiture ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Below you will find general information about the Tuck Investiture and Dartmouth Commencement ceremonies, including:
Accommodations for guests with disabilities are available but we ask that you contact us in advance. Guests using wheelchairs should be in touch prior to May 15 in order to best assure arrangements and graduating students with disabilities who are unable or would find it challenging to participate in rehearsals or process should also contact the school.
Lauren A. Morse
Associate Director, MBA Program
On-campus dormitory housing is available for graduates and families. Please call (603) 646-3288 with questions concerning dormitory housing, or visit Commencement and Reunion Housing. If your family intends to stay in local hotels/motels, we advise making reservations now, a number of local area lodging options are listed below.
The Hanover Inn has delighted Dartmouth visitors since 1903. Perched between campus and downtown Hanover, guests can easily walk to Tuck classes as well as local restaurants and shops. The 2012 renovation provides modern amenities and comfort. Elegant Pine Restaurant is among Hanover's finest. Learn more.
Six South St Hotel
Six South St offers a modern, stylish environment from which to experience Hanover and Dartmouth. The downtown location is adjacent to restaurants, specialty shops, and a movie theater. Learn more.
The Lyme Inn offers historic elegance and contemporary luxury. Located 10 miles north along the Connecticut River, this newly-renovated property has quintessential Upper Valley charm and is highly recommended as an alternative to staying in Hanover. Learn more.
The Norwich Inn is a historic, full-service Vermont country inn located in Norwich, near Dartmouth College, just across the river from Hanover, New Hampshire. An Inn has been on the Main Street site since 1797; the current Victorian Structure since 1890. This Dartmouth hotel is proud to offer 38 guest rooms, a Pub & Dining Room known as Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse and a Microbrewery featuring hand-crafted English Ales, sold only on site. Learn more.
Marriot Residence Inn
The Residence Inn Hanover Lebanon is the Upper Valley's only all Suites hotel. Located just minutes from Dartmouth College and directly across from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, it is the preferred hotel for both business and leisure travelers. Learn More.
The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard Hanover Lebanon provides greater flexibility and choices for our guests. This Hanover NH hotel features our new lobby with inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard™. Learn More.
TuckStuff is a student-run business that returns a portion of profits back into student organizations. At TuckStuff, you can find the perfect gift for your graduating student including official accessories, collectibles, commemorative frames, and more!
Dartmouth Commencement event and parking areas
Tuck School of Business Campus Map
Explore event locations, parking, shuttle routes, and hotels below.
Guests arriving before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9 are requested to park in the Thompson Arena lot on South Park Street. Shuttle service to campus is available on a ten-minute schedule weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Guests arriving after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9, or any time over the weekend, may use any campus parking lot. We recommend using the Cummings lot adjacent to Thayer School or the Channing Cox lot near Whittemore. Parking is not permitted in driveways or emergency access areas. For more information on guests’ parking and the Hanover parking garage, visit: www.dartmouth.edu/~commence/visitors/parking.html.
In addition, parking meters on Hanover streets operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Long-term parking in Hanover Parking Facilities is also available.
On the day of Investiture, there will be a shuttle running from the Dewey lot to the Tuck School from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Shuttle service will resume at 4:30 p.m. to take guests back to the Dewey lot. In the event of rain, there will be two shuttles running from the Tuck School to the Leede Arena starting at 1:00 p.m., followed by three shuttles returning to the Tuck School at 4:30 p.m.
There is a great deal of set up required to prepare Tuck for Investiture. For that reason, we ask that you please do not reserve any seats until 10:30am on the day of Investiture. Also, please be thoughtful about the number of seats you reserve.
In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in Leede Arena. Admission is free, and there will be plenty of room for all guests (there are no tickets for admission).
A live video webcast of the investiture ceremony will be available on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Please check back for further details and URL. In the days following Tuck Investiture, the ceremony will be available for viewing on this website.