2014 commencement photo

Information for Students


The Chancellor’s Recognition Ceremony for December 2016 Degree Candidates

Saturday, December 3, 2016 | Graham Chapel | 1:30 p.m.

Candidates and guests are invited to a reception immediately following the ceremony in the Danforth University Center 

Please remember that tickets are not required for the December Recognition Ceremony. Invitations will be emailed to all December degree candidates and RSVPs are requested.  

Family and guests are welcome; however, guest seating in Graham Chapel is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please note, the majority of guest seating in Graham Chapel is in the balcony and requires the ability to climb stairs. Guests with small children or mobility limitations may want to consider the additional viewing locations below.

Click here for more information, including online RSVP, regalia and announcements.

#WashU16 & Email Updates

Help celebrate the December graduates by sharing your tweets, photos, and videos using the hashtag #WashU16. Don’t forget to sign up to receive email updates, as well.

Commencement 2017

University Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 19, 2017 | Brookings Quadrangle | 8:30 a.m.

Recognition ceremonies and receptions precede or immediately follow the ceremony.  Tickets are not needed for Commencement. Seats are available first come, first served.  

Law School Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 19, 2017 | following University Commencement

Information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back.


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Bev Owens| by email:  owensb@wustl.edu | by phone: 314.935.6482