Commencement weekend schedule

***The University has a comprehensive alternate plan in place for Commencement Weekend events if extraordinary circumstances dictate changes. Call (202) 994-5050 or visit www.gwu.edu throughout the weekend for up-to-the-minute schedule information.

FRIDAY 5.20

9:00 am – The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony Iwo Jima Memorial. This ceremony is for graduating NROTC students and their guests. For further information contact the NROTC office at (202) 994-5880.

9:30 am – School of Business Graduate and Doctoral Celebration
Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-8252.

1:00 pm – School of Business
Lisner Auditorium.

4:00 pm – Elliott School of International Affairs Celebration
Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-3002.

7:30 pm – School of Engineering and Applied Science Celebration
Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-1858.

SATURDAY 5.21

8:00 am – Graduate School of Education and Human Development Celebration
Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-2194.

9:00 am – Phi Beta Kappa Installation
Lisner Auditorium. The George Washington University Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honors the newly elected members. By invitation.

12 noon – First Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Celebration
Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-6210.

12 noon – School of Public Health and Health Services Celebration
Lisner Auditorium. Tickets required. For further information, call (202) 994-5407.

3:30 pm – Second Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Celebration
Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-6210

8:30 pm – The Monumental Celebration
Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E.

SUNDAY 5.22

9:00 – am Upon arrival at the Ellipse, graduates should proceed immediately to the procession formation site designated for their school. Graduates will be able to identify their school’s line-up location by the color-coded banners that will be in place on the Ellipse. The processions, led by the Washington Scottish Pipe Band, begin.

10:00 am – The University Commencement ceremony begins. The Commencement ceremony is expected to last about two hours.

1:30 pm – School of Medicine and Health Sciences Celebration-Health Sciences Graduates.
Lisner Auditorium. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-0437.

1:30 pm – Law School Celebration. Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-6288.

5:00 pm – School of Medicine and Health Sciences Celebration-Doctor of Medicine Diploma Ceremony. Charles E. Smith Center. Tickets required. For further information call (202) 994-3501.

*** Alternate Site: MCI Center, 11:00 a.m.***

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