GW Commencement


2016 Commencement Countdown


Commencement Week 2016: Tuesday, May 10 to Sunday, May 15

University Commencement: May 15, 2016

Cory A. Booker is the 2016 Commencement Speaker

Information for Graduates, Families & Guests

Group of graduates standing, clapping and cheering at University Commencement.

What Graduates Need to Know

All GW graduates who want to participate in Commencement ceremonies have to take certain steps to be able to do so. Some of these deadlines have passed for 2016 Commencement, but there are still things you need to know leading up to Commencement Week

Find out what to do to celebrate Commencement
Group of Women Celebrating Commencement

What Families and Guests Need to Know

Families and guests are an important part of our Commencement ceremonies. There is key information to prepare with and steps you can take to make the day of ceremonies easier.

Prepare to celebrate with your graduates

GW Graduates Shared the Day with #GWCommencement