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WashULaw Commencement - May 20, 2016

WashULaw salutes its graduates, their families and friends.

The all-university Commencement will take place Friday, May 20, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Brookings Quadrangle. The Law School Recognition Ceremony begins approx. 11:15 a.m. in the Athletic Complex, Varsity Gym. Tickets are not needed. [seats are available first come, first served].

Please click on a link below for more information concerning commencement.

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.

#WashU16 and Email Updates

Help celebrate the Class of 2016 by sharing your tweets, photos, and videos using our official commencement hashtag. Don’t forget to sign up to receive email updates, as well.

Class Acts 2016

Class Acts is a series that recognizes students who are changing the world through research, service and innovation.

After Commencement

Diplomas will be available after the law school ceremony. If today is your official graduation date, you can pick up your diploma after the ceremony in Anheuser-Busch Hall, on the 4th floor northwest section of the Law Library. Graduates will need a photo id to receive their diploma.

If a graduate is unable to attend Commencement, his or her diploma will be held for pickup until June 1, 2016, 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, 2016, will be mailed to the address listed on the student's intent to graduate form.


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Future Recognition Ceremony Dates

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Future Commencement Dates

Friday, May 19, 2017
Friday, May 18, 2018
Friday, May 17, 2019

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Roberts, Events Department, by email - jrroberts@wustl.edu, or by phone - 314.935.6499.