Commencement Packet Pickup
Commencement packets including 4 dean’s reception tickets, 5 law school diploma ceremony tickets, and graduation announcements will be distributed to graduates according to the following schedule:
Early Distribution in the Career Development Office
March 16 through March 20
General Distribution in the Records Office:
March 23 through March 27
Continued Distribution in the Dean's Office (E200)
March 30 and later
Please note: Tickets are no longer needed for the University Commencement Ceremony. If you plan to attend the ceremony on the Mall, the University asks that you register your guests online. You may register up to six guests. Registration is available at commencement.gwu.edu. For questions, email [email protected].
There will be a dean's reception for all graduates, families, and friends on Saturday, May 16 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture. Business dress requested. Four (4) tickets will be allocated per graduate. There will be no additional tickets. Use of public transportation is strongly encouraged.
Law School Diploma Ceremony Tickets
Each graduate will receive five (5) tickets to the Law School diploma ceremony in their Commencement Packet. All guests, including children over two years of age, are required to have tickets. Children under two do not need a ticket to either the University Graduation Ceremony or the Law School Diploma Ceremony.
The University made changes to ticketing for the Commencement on the National Mall.
Tickets are no longer required. If you plan to attend the ceremony on the Mall, the University asks that you register your guests online. You may register up to six guests.
Additional Ticket Information
Please make additional ticket requests online for the Law School Diploma Ceremony by filling out the Google Form found below.
The University will be sending a separate email detailing the process to request additional tickets for the University Commencement Ceremony.
There will be no additional tickets for the Dean’s Reception.