Quinnipiac University announced that it plans to hold outdoor commencement ceremonies in May for both the class of 2021 and the class of 2020, which had its in-person commencement postponed because of the pandemic. University President Judy Olian said students will be allowed to bring two guests to each commencement. The 2021 ceremonies are planned for the weekend of May 8 on the Quad of the Mount Carmel Campus. The 2020 ceremonies are planned in the same location for the weekend of May 15. Students who wish to attend the 2020 ceremonies are asked to register by March 20.