Registration Now Open for Commencement Week 2022

March 29, 2022

Dear Members of the Class of 2022:

We are delighted to announce that registration for Commencement Week 2022, May 12-15, is now open.

Register Now

The culmination of your time at GW, this graduation week includes school, college, and organization celebrations, as well as our treasured #OnlyAtGW tradition, Commencement on the National Mall.

We invite all members of the Class of 2022 to register yourself and your guests for all the exciting events and activities taking place on campus and in Washington, D.C. that week. Please complete registration by Friday, April 29.

Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions for additional details.

We look forward to seeing you in May!


  • Apply to graduate. Graduating students must apply to graduate and complete the mandatory graduation survey before registering for Commencement. 
  • Schedule. Be sure to review the Commencement Week Schedule and confer with your guests about which events you wish to attend. This will help make the registration process much smoother.
  • Weather. This event is held rain or shine. Please check the Commencement website periodically on May 15 for the latest information.
  • Vaccination. For all Commencement Week events, all guests and visitors aged 5 and older must be up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines (i.e., fully vaccinated and boosted, if eligible). Limited exemptions will be permitted for those who submit a medical or religious exemption. Those requesting an exemption will be contacted with additional instructions.