Downloadable Files For the Media

Penn's 266th Commencement May 16, 2022

Files will be uploaded as they become available.

Go to Flickr for official Penn's Commencement photography on May 16, 2022. 

Photo credit: Courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania.

College Hall

Downloadable Files

Wendell Pritchett's speech 
Download transcript. (DOC)

Ken Burns's speech 
Download transcript. (DOC)

Honorary Degree Citations transcript (DOC)
The 2022 Commencement Speaker Ken Burns received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree. Other 2022 Penn honorary degree recipients are Mary Frances Berry, Atul Gawande, Amy Gutmann, Carla D. Hayden, George E. Lewis, Margaret H. Marshall, and Edward Witten.

For live stream, go the webcast page.

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Downloadable Official Videos - Use this link to download the files names listed below:

Title: Wendell Pritchett's speech
Penn Interim President Wendell Pritchett delivers his Commencement address to the Class of 2022.

Title: Ken Burns's speech
Ken Burns delivers Commencement address to the Class of 2022.

Title: Full Commencement Ceremony
Full coverage of the University of Pennsylvania’s 266th Commencement exercises. 

Title: Clip Reel 
Video highlights (ungraded 4K S-Log footage) from the University of Pennsylvania’s 266th Commencement ceremony.

Title: The Red & Blue
Performance of traditional Penn song by the Penn Glee Club.