The George Washington University’s (GW) Commencement is a hallmark event for all community members. While each school holds its own ceremony, University Commencement on the National Mall includes graduates from all degree levels and schools. Graduating students will take the first step of their lifelong journey as GW alumni with the nation’s most recognizable landmarks and monuments serving as a backdrop.
Commencement Week 2018 will take place from Tuesday, May 15, to Sunday, May 20, culminating in the University Commencement held between the Washington Monument and Constitution Avenue, NW.
Other university events will include individual school celebrations, the Interfaith Baccalaureate Service, the Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony, and other special receptions. Learn more about these individual recognition ceremonies and find out when they take place by reviewing the 2018 Commencement Schedule.