Members of the faculty are invited to march in the procession at Commencement on the National Mall on Sunday, May 17, 2020.
Members of the faculty, who would like to participate in Commencement on the National Mall, will be able to register at a later date. You must provide your own regalia for the event.
If you have any questions, please contact University Events at 202-994-7129 or [email protected].
Purchasing & Renting Regalia
Faculty and staff members can purchase regalia at the Faculty Regalia Sale 2019: November 13 & 14; at the Faculty Regalia Sale 2020: February 19 & 20; and at the Grad Fair 2020: March 31-April 2. Stay tuned for more details.
Reimbursements for Faculty Regalia
If you’re a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member, you are eligible to receive up to a $200 reimbursement toward your academic regalia purchase.
Submit your reimbursement by Friday, May 29, 2020, through iBuy. Review these instructions (PDF) to process your reimbursements. If you have any questions, please contact Shelly Shearer at [email protected].
Honorary Degree Nominations
Watch: President Emeritus Steven Knapp Receives an Honorary Degree in 2018
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 GW Events.