WashULaw Commencement - May 15, 2015
Washington University School of Law salutes its graduates and their families at Commencement Ceremonies on May 15, 2015. All August 2014, December 2014, May 2015, August 2015, and December 2015 law graduates will be invited to participate in both the university and law school ceremonies.
The festivities will begin with University Commencement Ceremony in the Brookings Quadrangle. Please remember that tickets are not needed for Commencement in the Brookings Quadrangle. Professor Stephen Legomsky will represent the law school faculty as the 2015 Faculty Marshall at the ceremony.
A reception for graduates, alumni, and guests will be held in Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) immediately following the university ceremony.
The Washington University School of Law Ceremony will begin with the law school processional into the Brookings Quadrangle. Professor Stephen Legomsky will represent the law school faculty as the 2015 Faculty Marshall. JD Class Marshals will be Nicole D. Berkowitz and Lucas R. Deppermann , and the LLM Class Marshal will be Rana Abdulaziz Almaghrabi .
Nancy Staudt, dean and Howard & Caroline Cayne Professor of Law, will deliver Remarks to the Graduates. JD candidate Isaac William Amon will be the JD Voice of the Class of 2015. Elizabeth Walsh, associate dean for student services, and Peter Cramer, assistant dean of International and Graduate Programs will read the names for the presentation of diplomas. Tickets are not needed for family members to attend the law ceremony unless the Severe Weather Plan is enacted.
Here is a brief rundown of the day's activities:
7:40 am: Class Photo, Bowles Plaza Amphitheather
8:10 am: University Processional Lineup, east side of Olin Library
8:30 am: University Commencement Ceremony at the Brookings Quadrangle
11:00 am: Law School Reception in A-B Hall, Crowder Courtyard
12:30 pm: Law School Recognition Ceremony line up at the Brookings
Quadrangle, Ridgley Hall
1:15 pm: Law School Recognition Ceremony at the Brookings Quadrangle
Additional information about these events and other exciting Law School activities before and after Commencement Day will be posted on this website.
Special Message on Social Media at Law School Commencement 2015: Use #WUSTL15
The law school is supporting the university’s social media plan for Commencement 2015 to Build pride, Celebrate accomplishment, Foster and energize the university community, and Honor tradition across the university and the law school. To help, please use the hashtag #WUSTL14 in your social media posts as you share your special moments, thoughts, goodbye, and thank-yous. You can also follow along at commencement.wustl.edu, which includes links to help you share news and photos of your big day on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Instagram.
If you have any questions, please contact Jeanetta Nixon, Events Department, by email - firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone - 314.935.6551.
Diplomas will be available after the law school ceremony.
If a graduate is unable to attend Commencement, his or her diploma will be held for pickup until June 1, 2015, at: Office of Student Records | Olin Women's Building | Room 50, lower level |(314) 935-5959 | Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Diplomas not picked up by June 1, 2015, will be mailed to the address listed on the student's intent to graduate form.
How to order photos - To order graduation pictures taken by Chappell, contact by phone, 800-261-2576, or click here to view the website.
Watch the University Commencement Ceremony on the Web!
Watching the University Ceremony by streaming video is the easiest way to view Commencement at Washington University. Friends and family can now join the celebration without traveling. More information will be available two weeks prior to Commencement. To obtain the best video experience possible, you must be running Adobe Flash Player. If you are having problems and need assistance, please contact us: 1-800-567-7609.
Future Recognition Ceremony Dates
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Future Commencement Dates
University and Law School
Friday, May 20, 2016
Friday, May 19, 2017