The National Weather Service is forecasting extreme heat on May 21 and 22. Please note that the Gosman Field House—where the main Commencement and [Re]Commencement ceremonies take place—does not have air conditioning. We recommend that you wear light clothing and bring water bottles. Read the full health and safety update.
Swoop down, up and around the science and humanities buildings, chapels, athletic facilities, graduate schools, student centers and fields that make Brandeis University a vibrant community.
“Peace is not merely the absence of tension. It is the presence of justice.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. first spoke on campus April 3, 1957, as part of the Helmsley Lectures, a six-part lecture series addressing race relations. His poignant talks engaged Brandeis community members, who still celebrate his legacy today.