2014 commencement photo

Information for Students


Washington University School of Law saluted its graduates and their families at Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May 20.  

The festivities began with class photos outside the law school, followed by Washington University’s Ceremony in the Brookings Quadrangle. John Lewis delivered the Commencement Address at the University Ceremony. The Law School Ceremony began at 11:30 p.m. in the Athletics Complex with family and friends.

Watch the WashU ceremony and the WashULaw ceremony.

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Congratulations on your accomplishments! If today is your official graduation date, you can pick up your diploma after the ceremony in Anheuser-Bush Hall on the 4th floor northwest section of the Law Library. YOU WILL NEED A PHOTO ID TO PICK UP YOUR DIPLOMA.  

If you do not pick up your diploma today, you can pick it up from the Office of the University Registrar for approximately three weeks after commencement. After that it will be mailed to the address listed on your intent to graduate form.


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Take a glimpse at all the commencement activites for 2016


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.

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#WinterGrad & Email Updates

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


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