Information for Individuals with Disabilities

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Concerns

Sign language interpreters will be provided for both the University commencement and the Law School diploma ceremonies.

If you or your guests desire to be seated near an interpreter for the:

  • University commencement ceremony, please call the Office of Disability Support Services at 202.994.8250 before April 16.
  • GW Law School diploma ceremony, please contact the dean’s office at 202.994.6288.

Handicapped Accessible Seating and Mobility Concerns

For guests attending University commencement on Sunday, May 19, shuttle buses will be provided to transport them between GW's Foggy Bottom campus and the National Mall. There will be designated wheelchair accessible shuttle buses that depart from Rice Hall and pull up as close as possible to the National Mall seating.

Contact the Office of University Events at 202.994.7129 to request accommodations at the Mall commencement ceremony.

For guests requiring special seating accommodation at the Law School's diploma ceremony in the Charles. E. Smith Center, please contact the Law School dean’s office at 202.994.6288.


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