Message from the President

Dear Class of 2023,
Congratulations, you did it!

President Krista Newkirk wearing a red patterned jacket and top inside the Administration building.Because of your hard work, resilience, and commitment, you are now a graduate of the University of Redlands. I speak for the whole Bulldog community when I say that we are thrilled to be able to honor you and your fellow graduates at Commencement 2023, and I look forward to celebrating your tremendous accomplishments.

As you prepare for your commencement celebration, you will have questions. Many of the answers will be found on here at where information will be updated frequently.

When you receive your graduate survey, please take a few moments to complete it. Your feedback is an invaluable tool for the University as we prepare for future generations of Bulldogs.

Most importantly, remember you are a Bulldog for Life! Stay connected to Bulldog community at and discover resources for your next steps in life from the Office of Career and Professional Development at

I am so proud of you, and I cannot wait to see what comes next in your bright future. Don’t forget, your Bulldog community is always here for you.

Krista L. Newkirk, J.D.
President, University of Redlands