Commencement & Recent Graduate Info

We're pleased to announce our graduates!

Students earned associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from a variety of university programs. The University salutes these students and congratulates them for their significant achievements in higher education.

Spring 2024 Commencement Information

  • Thursday, May 2, 2024 – 7:00 PM – Commencement, Spangler Stadium
  • Friday, May 3, 2024 – Recognition Events
Time of EventSchool or CollegeLocation of Event
9:00 a.m.College of BusinessSpangler Stadium
9:00 a.m.College of Health SciencesLYCC
11:00 a.m.College of Arts& SciencesSpangler Stadium
11:00 a.m.College of EducationLYCC
11:00 a.m.School of DivinityDover Chapel

Share the Good News

If you would like to share the good news of your graduation with your hometown newspaper, download the press release template, fill in your name along with the city and state, and send to your local paper. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order by city.

Update Alumni Information

We are excited about the season of life you’re entering and want to hear from you!  

Please click the link below to let us know where you are now and what you’re doing next.  We may share your story in upcoming features about life after graduation.  Thanks for your help.

Previous Graduating Classes

graduates celebrate receiving their degrees

Graduation Attire

Get ready to cross that stage with confidence!

You are all encouraged to purchase your attire by March 27, 2024 to ensure that you receive your order in time for the May 2 commencement. Please place your order early!

Undergraduate & Graduate Attire

Graduation attire for undergraduate and graduate students is available through Jostens online. Please select "Graduation Caps & Gowns" to purchase your attire.

Order Graduation Attire
Doctoral Regalia

All doctoral candidates MUST order their graduation attire directly from Jostens at the link below. Please select the "Fine Quality Regalia" to order your special custom GWU regalia.

Order Fine Quality Regalia

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