Ticket Distribution Schedule

For ticket distribution information, please locate your school.

College of Professional Studies 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets for Summer 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates will be mailed mid-April to their online application and/or diploma addresses on file upon the completion of the  mandatory online graduation survey.  Graduates will receive an email in April providing instructions on how to complete the mandatory online graduation survey  and claim their tickets. Please note: the mandatory online graduation survey is required in addition to the College of Professional Studies RSVP.
 
Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and eight guest tickets for their school celebration. 
 
Contact Information for College of Professional Studies: 703-299-8349 or cpserveu@gwu.edu.

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from their school. Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall.

Commencement on the National Mall tickets for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates will be mailed by Friday, April 21 to their online application and/or diploma addresses on file. Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates will still need to pick up their school celebration tickets directly from their school. Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey, before claiming tickets. Graduates will need to present a copy of their email confirmation and valid GWorld card to claim their tickets.

Double majors: You may only participate in one ceremony.

Contact information for Columbian College of Arts and Sciences: 202-994-6210 or ccascele@gwu.edu.

Ticket pick-up information:

Location Date Time

Undergraduate
Phillips 209

Wednesday, May 17

Thursday, May 18

Friday, May 19

1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Noon-4:00 p.m.

Noon–4:00 p.m.

Graduate
Smith Hall 118

Monday, April 10 -
Wednesday, May 12


9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
 

 

Elliott School of International Affairs 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates may pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets on the dates and times from the Elliott School listed in the chart below. Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and up to five guest tickets for their school celebration. Graduating students are not required to have a ticket. 

Commencement on the National Mall tickets for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates will be mailed by Friday, April 21 to their online application and/or diploma addresses on file. Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates will still need to pick up their school celebration tickets directly from their school. Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey, before claiming tickets. Graduates will need to present a copy of their email confirmation and valid GWorld card to claim their tickets.

Undergraduate Students: Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey before claiming tickets. You will receive an email confirmation after completing the survey. To claim tickets, you will need to present the email confirmation and a valid GWorld card. 

Graduate Students: Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey and the Graduate Student Career Development survey (distributed via email) before claiming tickets. You will receive an email confirmation after completing the university survey, but not for the GSCD survey. To claim tickets, you will need to present the email confirmation and a valid GWorld card. Staff will verify completion of the GSCD survey at ticket pick up.

Contact information for Elliott School of International Affairs: 202-994-3002 or esiacelebration@gmail.com.
 
Ticket pick-up information
Express Ticket Pick-Up:
Thursday, May 4
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: 1957 E Street, NW 3rd Floor Lounges (outside 301 and 302)

Alternative pick-up times (if you are unable to attend Express Ticket Pick-Up on May 4): 

 

Location Date

Time

Undergraduate Students

Office of Academic Advising and Student Services

1957 E Street, NW, Suite 302

Friday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 16


Monday-Thursday
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Friday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Graduate Students

Graduate Student Career Development

1957 E Street, NW, Suite 603

Friday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 16

Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
 
Extra Tickets for the Elliott School Celebration 

Students who wish to request additional tickets must submit a request online. The extra ticket request form will be available online through May 16 at 6:00 p.m. Please submit only one request. If multiple requests are submitted, then only your first request will be considered. No exceptions will be made.

Extra tickets are not guaranteed. If extra tickets are available, then students who have requested extra tickets will be notified via email on May 17. Extra ticket pick-up will take place on May 18, from 9:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m. in the Office of Academic Advising and Student Services.

Any unclaimed tickets will be available on a first-come first-served basis on the morning of the Elliott School Celebration outside of Funger Hall.

If you are unable to come to campus to claim your tickets during the times listed above:
You may assign a proxy to claim your tickets by sending an email to esiacelebration@gmail.com from your GW email address. Your email must include:

  • your full name,
  • your GWid,
  • your proxy's name,
  • whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, and
  • the number of tickets you are claiming.
     
Your proxy must bring a valid photo-id to claim your tickets. 

Graduate School of Education and Human Development 

Foggy Bottom campus programs only

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Summer 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from their school.  Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and six guest tickets for their school celebration. Please note:  Graduate students must complete the mandatory online graduation survey, before claiming tickets.  Graduates will need to present a copy of their email confirmation and valid GWorld card to claim their tickets and a valid photo ID to claim their tickets. Tickets are required for guests only (not graduates) for the GSEHD Celebration, GSEHD Doctoral Recognition Ceremony, and Commencement on the National Mall.  

All doctoral student who successfully defend their dissertation by Friday, March 17 and submit all final dissertation documents to ProQuest by April 1 will also receive:

  • Three tickets to the GSEHD Doctoral Luncheon and Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, May 18 at 12:00 p.m.

Contact information for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development: Mahogany Persip at 202-994-9701 or mpersip@gwu.edu.

Ticket pick-up information:

Location
(On Campus)

Date

Time

2136 G Street NW
1st floor reception area


Monday, April 24

Tuesday, April 25

Wednesday, April 26

Thursday, April 27

Friday, April 28


9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

Off-campus programs & online students

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration tickets will be distributed to Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Baltimore, Hampton Roads and Distance program graduates by their program coordinator. Please contact your program coordinator for ticket distribution dates and times.  Prior to picking up your tickets, please complete the mandatory online graduation survey and email a copy of your confirmation indicating that you have taken it to your program coordinator.  
 

Location
(Off Campus)

Contact Name

Phone/ Email

Alexandria Campus:
Educational Leadership & Administration , EAPS, Organizational Leadership & Learning

Kimberly Lorjuste

703-299-8796
klorjuste@gwu.edu

Alexandria Campus:  School Counseling

Rebecca Dedmond

703-549-6935
rdedmond@gwu.edu

Arlington Campus: Secondary Education

See main campus directions above

 

Ashburn Campus:
Executive Leadership Program (ELP)

Amanda Ennis

703-726-3768
aennis@gwu.edu

Ashburn Campus:
Educational Leadership & Administration Program, EAPS

Kimberly Lorjuste

703-299-8796
klorjuste@gwu.edu

Baltimore Campus: Special Education CEBD Brian Ernest 202-994-2151
bernest@gwu.edu

Hampton Roads Center:
EAPS, Educational Leadership & Administration

Marcia Brightman

757-269-2206
mbright@gwu.edu

Online Program:
Educational Leadership & Administration

Marcia Brightman

757-269-2206
mbright@gwu.edu

Online Program:
Educational Technology Leadership 

Diane Koffenburger

202-994-1701
etladmin@gwu.edu

Online Program:
Organizational Leadership and Learning

Joanna Sztandur


sztandur@gwu.edu

Online Program:
Rehabilitation Counseling

Hannah Moss

202-973-1560
Online Program:
Special Education - CLDL

Matt Flannigan

matthewflanagan@gwu.edu

Online Program:
Special Education - Transition Services
Chelsea Manchester cmanchester@gwu.edu

Law School 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from the school. Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and five guest tickets to the Law School diploma ceremony.  The Law School graduation survey is required for ticket pick up. Commencement packets including graduation tickets, dean's reception tickets, announcements, detailed information about regalia, the commencement ceremony, and the other events will be distributed to the graduates according to the dates listed below. 
 
After you have picked up your Commencement packet, students seeking additional tickets for Commencement on the National Mall or the Law School diploma ceremony should come to the Dean's Office at a time and date specified to request additional diploma ceremony tickets. An email with amplifying information on additional tickets will be sent to all graduates. The Dean's office is located on the 2nd floor of the E Building, Suite 200. Please be advised that no additional tickets are available for the Dean's Reception on Saturday, May 20. 
 
Contact information for the Law School: 202-994-6261
 
Ticket pick-up information:

Location

Date

Early Distribution:
Career Development Center


General Distribution:
Records Office

Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24
 

 

Monday, March 27 - Friday, March 31

Milken Institute School of Public Health 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from the school at the dates and times listed below.  Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall.
 
Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey and present a copy of your email confirmation and your valid GWorld Card to claim your Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets.
 
Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates must be picked up in person (or they can have a designated friend pick them up on their behalf). 
 
Contact information for the Milken Institute School of Public Health: 202-994-0822 or by email.
 
Ticket pick-up information:
 
 

Location

Date

Time

950 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, 2nd Floor Reception Desk

Monday, April 10-Friday, April 14

9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

 
Students who are out of town and who cannot pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets can have someone who is in the DC area pick up their tickets during the ticket distribution period in April. Email student affairs the first and last name of the individual and a statement indicating that he or she is authorized to pick up your tickets on your behalf. The other option is to pick up your tickets the week of the events from the Milken Institute School of Public Health, 950 New Hampshire Avenue, Second Floor, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Email student affairs to set up a time for any of those three days.

School of Business 

Foggy Bottom campus programs only

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from the school on the dates and times listed below.  Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall.

Commencement on the National Mall tickets for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates will be mailed by Friday, April 21 to their online application and/or diploma addresses on file.  Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 on and off campus graduates should email  gwsbtix@gwu.edu to make arrangements to either pick up or receive by mail the School of Business Celebration tickets.  Your school celebration tickets will not be mailed automatically to you, you must request tickets. A copy of the mandatory online graduation survey completion confirmation must be provided.

Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey and present a copy of your email confirmation and your valid GWorld Card to claim your school celebration tickets. 

Contact information for the School of Business: 202-994-8252.

Ticket pick-up information:

Location
(On Campus)

Date

Time

Duquès Hall, Suite 355


Monday, April 3 -
Wednesday, April 26

(Monday-Friday ONLY)

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

 

Off-campus programs

Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets will be distributed to graduates as follows: 

Program

Contact Name

Phone/ Email

World Executive MBA Program
Location: Executive Programs, Duquès Hall, Suite 657 

Thomas Larson

202-994-8440

Ph.D. Graduates
Location: Office of Doctoral Programs, Duquès Hall, Suite 450

Elizabeth Huff

202-994-6298

 

School of Engineering and Applied Science 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from their school. Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and six guest tickets for the School of Engineering and Applied Science celebration.

Commencement on the National Mall tickets for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates will be mailed by Friday, April 21 to their online application and/or diploma addresses on file. Please review further instructions for claiming school celebration tickets. Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey, before claiming tickets. Graduates will need to present a copy of their email confirmation and valid GWorld card to claim their tickets.  

Contact information for the School of Engineering and Applied Science: for undergraduates, uggweng@gwu.edu; for graduate students, seasgrad@gwu.edu; or 202-994-6080.

Ticket pick-up information:

Location

Date

Time

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Students Services
Science and Engineering Hall, Suite 2500
800 22nd Street, NW

Monday, April 10-Friday, April 28
(Monday - Friday)

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

 

School of Medicine and Health Sciences 

Health Sciences Programs

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets will be mailed directly to CRL, IHS and PT departments Summer 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduate's online application and/or diploma addresses beginning the week of April 24. Graduates from the PA department can pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets during their final program EOR. 

Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and six guest tickets for the school celebration. Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey and present a copy of your email confirmation and your valid GWorld Card to claim your Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets.

Contact information for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Health Sciences: 202-994-4241 or hspgrad@gwu.edu.

Ticket pick-up information:

Location

Date

Time

Dean's Office for Health Sciences
2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW


Wednesday, May 17

Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19

 


1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

 

 

M.D. Candidates

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from the school in March. Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall.  Graduates will be notified by email of dates and times.

Contact for M.D. Candidates: Michelle Armstrong at 202-994-3501

School of Nursing 

Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets

Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 graduates can pick up Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from their school at the dates and times listed below.  Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall and four guest tickets for the School of Nursing school celebration.  Please complete the mandatory online graduation survey and present a copy of your email confirmation and your valid GWorld Card to claim your Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets.

Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 graduates:  Please email a copy of your graduation survey confirmation to have your commencement and school celebration tickets mailed to you.

Please note:  Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets will be mailed to distance education students automatically upon receipt of their graduation survey confirmation, unless you make arrangements to pick up your tickets directly from the school. 

Contact information for the School of Nursing: 571-553-8551 or nursgrad@gwu.edu.

Ticket pick-up information:

Location

Date

Time

Innovation Hall Suite 201
Virginia Science and Technology Campus

By appointment

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (by appointment; email nursgrad@gwu.edu 
with  time and date requested)