2021 Commencement Celebration Event Schedule

In addition to the law school diploma celebration, we are recognizing our 2021 graduates in many other ways. View the celebration event schedule below.



In-Person Photo Opportunity
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Return to 20th and H to celebrate commencement at the place that played a significant role in shaping your GW Law journey. Walk through the law school and have a professional photo taken in your regalia in the Tasher Great Room.  Be sure to tag GW Law and use the hashtag #GWLawGrad in all of your commencement celebration posts!



Pro Bono Recognition Celebration
Friday, May 14, 2021
2 pm

Invitation Only

This event will be held live via WebEx to honor students who have completed 50+ hours of pro bono service between their first and last day of class at GW Law.




Graduate Yearbook Launch
Saturday, May 15, 2021
5 pm

Browse the virtual graduate yearbook to see your peers' favorite memories, quotes, and more. If you wish to be included, please submit your information.



Virtual Comedy Night
Saturday, May 15, 2021
7:30 pm

Join your faculty members and peers for a virtual comedy night including two award-winning comedians and dinner from DoorDash.



Law School diploma Celebration
Sunday, May 16, 2021
2:30 pm

GW Law invites all law school graduates, family, and friends to tune in for our virtual diploma celebration. The event will be streamed on the commencement website. Graduates will receive individual recognition, hear from law school faculty, and groundbreaking human rights and anti-trust lawyer, Michael Hausfeld.

The event will run approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.