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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

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This ceremony marks your official start as a member of the Harvard community and will introduce you to the history, values, and traditions of our institution.

1:30pm Meet your entryway outside of the dorm along the procession route. Proctors and Alumni Marshals will hand out class pins, Alumni Marshals will have the dorm banners, PAFs and members of the Crimson Key Society will take photos, and proctors will organize students into two rows for the procession.

2:00pm Memorial Church bell rings, signifying the beginning of the ceremony. You will begin to process into Tercentenary Theatre along the processional route.

Semi-formal attire is suggested, or clothing that reflects your culture or heritage.

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