Three students in GW commencement regalia

2022 Commencement Week Schedule

GW's 2022 Commencement week has a full schedule of exciting events and activities for you and your guests to choose from. To help make your registration process smoother, visit the How to Register page.

University Commencement on the National Mall

University Commencement will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022.  The graduate procession will begin at 10:00 a.m. EDT, and remarks will begin at 10:30 a.m. EDT.

2022 Commencement Week Schedule

Thursday, May 12

 

9:00 am

School of Nursing Graduation Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center
10:00 am

MSSC Multicultural Graduation Celebration

Lisner Auditorium
1:00 pm

School of Business Undergraduate Programs Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center
4:00 pm

School of Engineering and Applied Science Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Betts Theatre
5:00 pm

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Lisner Auditorium
5:00 pm

Milken Institute School of Public Health Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center

Friday, May 13

8:30 am

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Master's Programs Ceremony

Charles E. Smith Center

10:30 am

Graduate School of Education and Human Development Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Lisner Auditorium

12:00 pm

Elliott School of International Affairs Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center

3:00 pm

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony

Lisner Auditorium

3:30 pm

School of Business Master's and Doctoral Programs Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center

7:00 pm

School of Engineering and Applied Science Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center

Saturday, May 14

8:30 am

Graduate School of Education and Human Development Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center
12:00 pm

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Degree Celebration #1

Charles E. Smith Center
3:30 pm

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Degree Celebration #2

Charles E. Smith Center
4:00 pm

School of Medicine and Health Sciences - Health Sciences Celebration

Lisner Auditorium
7:30 pm

College of Professional Studies Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center

Sunday, May 15

10:30 am

University Commencement

Processions start at 10:00 a.m. EDT

The National Mall
3:00 pm

Law School Celebration

Charles E. Smith Center
3:00 pm

School of Medicine and Health Sciences - M.D. Celebration

Lisner Auditorium

Monday, May 16

8:30 am

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

16 East Basin Drive, SW, Washington, D.C.

(rain site: Betts Theatre)

 

All events will be held in EDT.  For more information about your school celebration, please contact your respective school or department directly.