President Biden to Deliver HU Commencement Address Renee Nash May 7, 2023 at 9:29 pm in WHUR Tweet Washington, D.C. – (Sunday, May 7, 2023) – President Joe Biden is set to deliver the 2023 Commencement address at Howard University Saturday, May 13th. The announcement was made yesterday afternoon by Howard President Dr. Wayne Frederick. “It is an honor and privilege to welcome President Biden to deliver the 2023 commencement address and celebrate the graduating Class of 2023,” said Dr. Frederick. President Biden will receive the honorary Doctor of Letters. “We are excited to receive the President as this year’s distinguished guest and recognize him for his relentless work uplifting our communities that have been historically left behind. I look forward to honoring President Biden, our honorary degree recipients, and graduating seniors at the Commencement Convocation,” added President Frederick. The 155th commencement ceremony will take place on Howard University’s Upper Quadrangle of the main campus on Saturday, May 13th at 10 a.m.