GW Law 2021 Commencement group photo

 

2022 Commencement Celebration Schedule

Day Time
Friday, May 13 7:30 am - 9 pm
Saturday, May 14 7:30 am - 9 pm
Sunday, May 15 7 am - 5 pm

Location
Science and Engineering Hall
800 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC

 

 

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ACADEMIC REGALIA
Tuesday, March 1 - Friday, April 1, 2022

Rental caps, gowns, and hoods will be provided to all law school graduates through the Herff Jones Company. All ordered regalia should be delivered no later than May 1, 2022. If you missed the April 1, 2022, deadline for ordering regalia, please contact Dean Tammy Tideswell as soon as possible at [email protected].

Regalia should be returned to Herff Jones immediately after commencement in the same box it was received in and with the prepaid shipping label provided.

 

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Graduate Photo in front of the Lincoln memorial
Wednesday, May 11 & Thursday, May 12, 2022
8-11 am

Photos will be distributed via email.

 

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Pro bono Recognition Celebration
Friday, May 13, 2022
1-3 pm

Invitation Only - This event is for graduates only

The Pro Bono Recognition Celebration will be held at Betts Theatre, University Student Center, 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC. Please note that this event is by invitation only.

The Pro Bono Recognition Celebration Reception will be held on the 1st floor of the law school from 3–5 pm following the recognition celebration.

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Academic Awards Ceremony
Saturday, May 14, 2022
2-4 pm

Invitation Only

The Academic Awards Ceremony will be held at Betts Theatre, University Student Center, 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC. Please note that this event is by invitation only.

The Academic Awards Ceremony Reception will be held from 12-1:30 pm at the Marc C. Abrahms Great Hall, University Student Center prior to the awards ceremony.

List of Award Winners

 

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Dean's Reception
Saturday, May 14, 2022
7-9 pm

Limit 3 guests

The Dean’s Reception will be held at the National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) at 8th and G Streets NW, Washington, DC. Each graduate will receive 3 electronic tickets for family and friends.

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University-wide commencement celebration
Sunday, May 15, 2022
10:30 am

The University Commencement Ceremony on the Mall will begin with the academic procession at 10 am, and remarks will begin at 10:30 am. Each graduate will receive 6 electronic tickets for family and friends.

 

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Class of 2022 photo
Sunday, May 15, 2022
1:15 pm

The Class of 2022 photograph will be taken on the corner of 20th and G Streets NW, Washington, DC.

 

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Law School diploma Celebration
Sunday, May 15, 2022
3 pm

Limit 5 guests

The Law School Diploma Ceremony will be held at the Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC. The academic procession will begin at Funger Hall at 2:30 pm, and remarks will begin at 3 pm. Each graduate will receive 5 electronic tickets for family and friends.

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Special Notes

Guests and Registration - Information about registration for our graduates and their guests is forthcoming.

Vaccine Requirement - 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. Information about providing proof of vaccination or exemption for these events is forthcoming.

Additional Public Health Information - Guidance on mask wearing and other public health measures will be provided later this spring.

University Celebration and Activities - For a complete schedule of university and law school activities throughout Commencement Week, please visit commencement.gwu.edu.

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