Class of 2019, Commencement is May 14-19, 2019.

 

See the Commencement Schedule

 

Get Ready for Commencement

2018 Graduate with sunglasses and arms raised

 

Each school holds its own ceremony and University Commencement on the National Mall brings together graduates from all degree levels and schools. Graduating students take the first step of their lifelong journey as GW alumni with the nation’s most recognizable landmarks and monuments serving as a backdrop. Make sure you're ready!

 

 

 

Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipients
 

2019 Commencement Speaker: Savannah Guthrie, NBC News Today Co-Anchor; Honorary Degree Recipients: Christine Darden, Former NASA Engineer; Cindy McCain, Businesswoman & philanthropist


 

 

GW is the only university to graduate on the National Mall
GW is the only university to graduate on the national mall

 

 

University Commencement brings together graduates from all 10 of our schools and colleges
University Commencement brings together graduates from all 10 of our schools and colleges

 

 

There are 25,000 chairs on the National mall during Commencement
There are 25,000 chairs on the National Mall during Commencement

 

 

 


Highlights from 2018

 

2018 graduates celebrating

 

 

2018 graduates walking in view of the Capital building

Dr. Marcia McNutt delivering the 2018 Commencement Address

Family of 2018 graduate with signs that spell out congrats

 

2018 graduate basking in the sun

 

 

Graduate cap with words that spell out well that was fun

2018 graduate taking a photo during the Ceremony

Caps of 2018 graduates