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Speakers, Degrees, Medals, and More! 11 Celebs Taking Part in College Graduations

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 6:41 p.m. ET

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It's time to start the celebrity processional! In honor of graduation season, we compiled a list of 11 celebs who have very special roles at some of this year's college commencement ceremonies. 

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1. Lena Dunham

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Barnard College awarded Lena Dunham with a medal of distinction. Everyone loves that 'Girls' star!

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2. President Obama

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President Obama gave the Morehouse College grads their commencement speech.

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3. Ben Affleck

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Ben Affleck is visiting the ivy leagues! The actor will be awarded an honorary degree from Brown University on Sunday.

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4. Ed Helms

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Just like Andy did on 'The Office,' Ed Helms is giving a graduation speech. We're assuming it will be a little different though. The celeb will be speaking at Knox College.

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5. Eva Longoria

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Here's one celeb that walked in the festivities! Eva Longoria received her master's degree from California State University.

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6. Morgan Freeman

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Morgan Freeman spoke his graduation piece to the students of Boston University.

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7. Jimmy Kimmel

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This funny guy received an honorary degree, too! Jimmy Kimmel got his from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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8. Kerry Washington

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George Washington University gave Kerry Washington an honorary doctorate degree.

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9. Michelle Obama

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle are super busy during graduation season. The lovely lady spoke a few words to Bowie State University.

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10. Barbra Streisand

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Hebrew University in Israel will award Barbara Streisand with an honorary degree next month.

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11. Julie Andrews

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Julie Andrews celebrated graduation season by giving the University of Colorado Boulder students a speech.

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