Announcing Commencement on the National Mall for the Classes of 2020 and 2021

June 03, 2021

We are pleased to announce that a date and time have been confirmed to safely and properly celebrate the Classes of 2020 and 2021 in-person on the National Mall.

Please save the date of October 2, 2021, for a Commencement Celebration of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and additional information about arrival times will be forthcoming. We invite you and up to four guests to join us for what will be a truly special event.

In the coming weeks, we will be providing additional information regarding Commencement, including event registration, which will be required. In addition to Commencement, there will be additional events taking place that weekend to celebrate the GW community and the university’s bicentennial. More information about those events will be forthcoming.

In the meantime, if you have questions, please check the Commencement website for frequently asked questions or email [email protected]. Also, please make sure to update your contact information to ensure you receive all the updates about this special Commencement event.