2017 Commencement Events

It's that time of year to celebrate our graduating students and all their accomplishments! 

The Milken Institue School of Public Health's School Celebration will take place at 5:00 p.m.Thursday, May 18 at the Charles E. Smith Center. This year's commencement speaker will be Rosyln M. Brock, the Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations for Bon Secours Health System, Inc. and the Chairman Emeritus of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 

The School Celebration will be immediately followed by a reception featuring light hors d'oeuvres and music. This reception will be held in the Milken Institute SPH. You can find more detailed information on the celebration and reception as well as directions and ticket information here

The University Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 21, with the procession beginning at 9:30 a.m. More info here.

Here's a list of commencement-related events: 
 

Wednesday, May 17

Delta Omega Induction
4:30 - 6 p.m. | 950 New Hampshire Avenue, Lecture Hall A 

20th Anniversary Kickoff Party
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | 950 New Hampshire Avenue, Convening Center
Register here!
 

Thursday, May 18

School Celebration
5 - 7 p.m.. | Charles E. Smith Center
Speaker: Rosyln M. Brock, the Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations for Bon Secours Health System, Inc. and the Chairman Emeritus of the National Board of Directors for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 

School Celebration Reception
7 - 8:30 p.m. | 950 New Hampshire Avenue
 

Friday, May 19

Student Awards Ceremony & Reception
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | 950 New Hampshire Avenue Auditorium & Convening Center
 

Sunday, May 21

GW Commencement on the Mall 
9:30 a.m. | National Mall
Speaker: U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)