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Print Your Commemorative Ticket 

Two versions of 2019 Commencement on the National Mall commemorative ticket


Download and print a commemorative ticket from 2019 University Commencement on the National Mall. We have two photo options to choose from!

Take your Cherry Tree Portrait

If you’d like to have a portrait taken by Thornton’s Studios, you will need to pay a $60 sitting fee. If you pay the fee, you will receive a free The Cherry Tree yearbook. Photo packages of your portrait can also be ordered.  You can view the portrait schedule.

Purchase Professional Photos & Videos

Within seven days, graduates should receive a link and proof of a photo of them walking across the stage at their school celebration. You can order online or call 800-261-2576. You can also purchase DVDs of your school celebrations and Commencement on the National Mall by email or phone (301-938-0468).

Shop for Graduation Keepsakes

Herff Jones, Inc. offers several graduation keepsakes including personalized announcements to send to your friends and family, diploma frames to display your diploma and class rings to showcase your GW affiliation.  Personalized announcements are only available online (link coming soon) and take 10-14 business days to arrive. You can also visit the GW Campus Store to purchase other graduation keepsakes and GW memorabilia.