2018 Commencement Schedule

To download a complete schedule of commencement-related events, click here.  Please direct questions about Commencement to Meghan Hogge.
Thursday, May 17

9:00 a.m. Graduate School Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Gaston Hall

2:00 p.m.: Senior Convocation

5:30 p.m.: McCourt School of Public Policy Commencement, Healy Lawn (Rain site: McDonough Arena)

Friday, May 18

9:00 a.m.: Graduate School Commencement, Healy Lawn (Rain site: McDonough Arena)

12:00 p.m.: School of Continuing Studies Commencement, Healy Lawn (Rain site: McDonough Arena)

3:00 p.m.: McDonough School of Business Commencement (undergraduate+graduate), Healy Lawn

(Rain Site: McDonough Arena)
Two ceremonies:
Rain #1: 3:00pm, Undergraduate Degrees
Rain #2: 5:30pm, Graduate Degrees

9:00 p.m.: Senior Ball, Union Station

Saturday, May 19

9:00 a.m.: Georgetown College Commencement, Healy Lawn

(Rain site: McDonough Arena, two ceremonies:

            9:00 a.m.: Rain #1 for last names beginning with A-K

             11:30 a.m.: Rain #2 for last names beginning with L-Z)

Diploma Distribution immediately following the ceremony on Copley Lawn (Rain site: White Gravenor)

2:00 p.m.: School of Nursing & Health Studies Commencement, Healy Lawn (Rain site: McDonough Arena)

5:00 p.m.: Walsh School of Foreign Service Commencement (undergraduate+graduate), Healy Lawn

(Rain site: McDonough Arena)

Two ceremonies:
Rain #1: 5:00pm, Undergraduate Degrees
Rain #2: 7:30pm, Graduate Degrees

Sunday, May 20

9:00 a.m.: Baccalaureate Mass, Healy Lawn (Rain site: McDonough Arena)

10:45 a.m.: Commencement Brunch, Leavey Center Ballroom (No tickets required)

11:00 a.m.: Medical School Commencement, DAR Constitution Hall

2:00 p.m.: Law Center Commencement, Healy Lawn (Rain site: McDonough Arena)

3:00 p.m.: Law Center Commencement Diploma Distributions

Section 1: Red Square (Rain site: ICC Galleria)
Section 2: Leavey Center Ballroom
Section 3: Yates Field House
Section 4: Harbin Terrace Pavilion
Section 5: Leavey Esplanade
Section 6: Gaston Hall
Section 7: Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building
LL.M.(A): Healy Lawn (Rain Site: McDonough Arena)
LL.M.(B): Alumni Square