Photos from the 2013 Commencement

Law School Commencement 2014

Washington University School of Law salutes its graduates and their families at Commencement Ceremonies on May 16, 2014. All August 2013, December 2013, May 2014, August 2014, and December 2014 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 Charles McManis will represent the law school faculty as the 2014 Faculty Marshall at the ceremony.

Immediately following the University Ceremony, Washington University School of Law’s ceremony will begin. A reception for graduates, alumni, and guests will be held in Anheuser-Busch Hall immediately following the ceremony. Tickets are not needed for family members to attend the law ceremony unless the Severe Weather Plan is enacted.


If you have any questions, please contact Jeanetta Nixon, Events Department, by email -, by phone - 314.935.6551.

After Commencement


  • Diplomas will be available on the 4th floor northwest section of the Law Library during the reception.
  • If a graduate is unable to attend Commencement, his or her diploma will be held for pickup until TBA, 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 TBA, will be mailed to the address listed on the student's intent to graduate form.


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 6, 2014
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Future Commencement Dates

University and Law School
Friday, May 16, 2014
Friday, May 15, 2015
Friday, May 20, 2016
Friday, May 19, 2017