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2020 Virtual Commencement Schedule


The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that all schools and colleges will host virtual celebrations to individually recognize all graduating students. All celebrations will be held at Eastern Time (E.T.). 

University Virtual Commencement Celebration

The Virtual Commencement Celebration will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. E.T. The class of 2020, families, and guests are invited to watch it on GW's Facebook page or on the homepage of commencement.gwu.edu.

2020 Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 14

10:00 a.m.        MSSC Multicultural Graduation Celebration

1:00 p.m.          School of Nursing Graduation Celebration

1:00 p.m.          School of Business Undergraduate Programs Celebration

5:00 p.m.          Milken Institute School of Public Health Celebration

7:00 p.m.          Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Friday, May 15

8:00 a.m.          Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony

3:00 p.m.          Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony

3:30 p.m.          School of Business Master's and Doctoral Programs Celebration

4:00 p.m.          Elliott School of International Affairs Undergraduate Celebration

4:00 p.m.          School of Engineering and Applied Science Undergraduate Celebration

6:00 p.m.          School of Engineering and Applied Science Master's and Doctoral Celebration

6:00 p.m.          Elliott School of International Affairs Master's Celebration

7:00 p.m.          Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Master's Programs Ceremony

Saturday, May 16

9:00 a.m.          Graduate School of Education and Human Development Celebration

10:00 a.m.        School of Media and Public Affairs

12:00 p.m.        Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Degree Celebration #1

3:30 p.m.          Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Degree Celebration #2

4:00 p.m.          School of Medicine and Health Sciences - Health Sciences Celebration

7:30 p.m.          College of Professional Studies Celebration

Sunday, May 17

11:00 a.m.       University Virtual Commencement Celebration

2:30 p.m.         Law School Celebration

2:30 p.m.         School of Medicine and Health Sciences - M.D. Celebration

 

For more information about your school celebration, please contact your respective school or department directly.