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The George Washington University (GW) has held its Commencement ceremony on the National Mall since 2006, the only university in the region to do so. Media can find a wealth of information about GW’s Commencement history and tradition, as well as facts and resources about this year’s class, ceremony and speakers.

For media inquiries, please contact the Office of Media Relations at [email protected] or 202-994-6460.

2018 Media Kit

2018 Videos

GW 2018 Commencement Speaker: Marcia McNutt

GW 2018 Commencement Speaker: Marcia McNutt

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GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2018: Elana Meyers Taylor

GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2018: Elana Meyers Taylor

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GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2018: Steven Knapp

GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2018: Steven Knapp

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Previous Years

GW Commencement 2017: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

GW 2017 Commencement Speaker: Senator Tammy Duckworth

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GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2017: Marty Baron

GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2017: Marty Baron

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GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2017: Nadja West

GW Honorary Degree Recipient 2017: Nadja West

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Happy graduates at the 2017 GW Commencement

Commencement B Roll 2017

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2017 Media Kit

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Media Advisories

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2016 Media Kit

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