If you’re a faculty or staff member, you are invited to participate in Commencement Week activities.
Registration for Commencement 2017
Members of the faculty are invited to march in the procession at Commencement on the National Mall on Sunday, May 21.
If you are a member of the faculty and would like to participate in Commencement on the National Mall, please register to participate. Registration link will be available April 2017. You must provide your own regalia for the event.
Purchasing and/or Renting Regalia
All faculty members are required to wear academic dress to events. Faculty can purchased custom regalia at the Commencement Fair 2017, Thursday, March 30-Saturday, April 1. Faculty can also rent regalia online until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 14. Regalia rentals will be available for pick-up at the GW Campus Store, from Wednesday, May 17 to Saturday, May 21. Emergency rentals only on Sunday, May 21.
After Friday, April 14, faculty can only rent regalia at the GW Campus Store, from Wednesday, May 17 to Saturday, May 21. Emergency rentals only on Sunday, May 21.
Reimbursements for Faculty Regalia
If you’re a full-time tenure or tenure-track faculty member, you are eligible to receive up to a $200 reimbursement toward your academic regalia purchase.
Submit your reimbursement by Thursday, June 1, 2017 through iBuy. Review these instructions to process your reimbursements. If you have any questions, please contact Daniel MacGregor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Honorary Degree Nominations
Staff Volunteer Opportunities
As a staff member, you can volunteer to help out with Commencement on the National Mall. Volunteer tasks vary, but may include:
Supervising student volunteers
Assisting graduates, faculty and platform parties
Leading academic processions
If you’re interested in volunteering, please submit your request to University Events.