DC Metro 2018 Commencement: Saturday July 28th, 2018

Congratulations Graduates! 

WHO MAY PARTICIPATE

Any student who has completed the coursework for and received approval from the appropriate Faculty Chair for graduation from an Undergraduate Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's or Master's degree program. Students must have also completed a Graduation Application via their student portal to signal to the Registrar that they are in their final classes. Here is where you can access the steps to complete this requirement. Should you experience any technical difficulties, please reach out to the IT Helpdesk at: 1-877-784-1997.

*Please note that we do NOT recognize those who have earned Graduate Level (KELLER) Certificates at the ceremony.* 

In addition, students are to make appointments with their Student Support Advisor and Career Services to complete their Graduation Checklist & to discuss exit counseling and other details in relation to their finance accounts.

 LOCATION:

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - LISNER AUDITORIUM

730 21st Street NW

Washington, DC 20052

CEREMONY START TIME: 11:00 AM | CEREMONY END TIME: 1:00 PM

GRADUATES MUST ARRIVE BY 9:30 AM!

VISIT THE LINK SHOWN BELOW TO REGISTER & OBTAIN TICKETS:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

DEADLINE TO REGISTER : JULY 9th, 2018


DIRECTIONS VIA METRO:

The closest Metro stop to GW's lisner Auditorium is the Foggy Bottom-GWU metro station on the Orange, Blue & Silver lines. There is only ONE exit out of the station. 

  • The escalators will bring you to the intersection of 23rd & I Streets.
  • The auditorium is located three blocks from the station.
  • Walk straight along I Street for two blocks to 21st Street.
  • Turn right and walk one block to H Street

 

DIRECTIONS BY CAR:

Direct link for step by step instructions via GoogleMap

PARKING:

Parking is available at several garages near Lisner Auditorium.

 VIEW PARKING GARAGE OPTIONS HERE  | There will not be any discount parking available, so we do encourage you to utilize the Metro.

 

CAPS, GOWNS & REGALIA ORDER INFORMATION

Please be sure that you order your regalia AHEAD of the deadline to ensure that you receive your items on time. All participants must have their caps/gowns and/or hoods in order to walk in the ceremony.

Cap, gown, tassel and master's hoods are to be ordered through Jostens. Class rings, diploma frames and graduation announcements are also available for purchase via Jostens should you choose. Orders can be placed through the Jostens website or via phone at 1-800-854-7464.

Regalia deadline orders: JUNE 21ST, 2018.

Please visit the corresponding links below to place your orders!

DeVry Graduates, click here.  
Keller Graduates, click here.   

Commencement Attire:

In addition to your caps and gowns - please be aware that you will be required to wear appropriate attire underneath of your gowns. For both men & women - please be sure you are dressed formal. This would include a dress shirt, pants, skirt, jacket and/or tie. We also encourage you to wear comfortable shoes, as you will be on your feet for varied amounts of time as well as going up and down a stage platform.

Commencement Ceremony Photographs:

A professional photographer will be set up during the commencement ceremony to take a picture of each graduate as they receive their diploma from the President of DeVry University. Photographs can be purchased through the company website, www.gradimages.com


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