Hoyas 2019 Coverage

Read about Commencement 2019, May 16-19. Watch the ceremonies. Share your experiences on social using #Hoyas2019.

Watch Commencement 2019 Ceremonies

Georgetown Celebrates Commencement 2019

Georgetown celebrates the achievements of its graduating students and the faculty, family and friends who support and inspire them during 2019 Commencement Weekend, May 16-19.

Prison Justice and Reform Advocate, Alumnus Shares His Story With Seniors

Senior Convocation speaker Brian Ferguson (C’18), once wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for more than a decade, will talk about his time at Georgetown and his preparations for studying at University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar. Read more about Brian Ferguson’s work with returning citizens.

#HOYAS2019: Share your memories, pictures and words of wisdom for the Class of 2019

Meet the Class of 2019

Students in the Class of 2019, having won prestigious scholarships, conducted groundbreaking research, studied abroad and participated in public service activities during their time at Georgetown, are ready to make their impact on the world. Read more about members of the Class of 2019.

Infographic with map showing at least one graduating senior from 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam and at least one from 68 nations.
Graduates cheer with applause as they wear their caps and gowns.

Georgetown Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers

World-famous chef and humanitarian José Andrés and bestselling author Chimamanda Adichie are among those scheduled to speak at Georgetown’s 2019 Commencement May 16-19. Read more about the 2019 Commencement speakers.

Watch 2019 Senior Convocation and Commencement Ceremonies Live

Georgetown Law Celebrates Commencement 2019

May 20th, 2019

Barbara Underwood (L’69), solicitor general of New York state, delivers the address during Georgetown Law Commencement ceremonies, where she and Judge Emmet G. Sullivan receive honorary degrees for their service and contributions.

School of Medicine Honors ‘An Incredible Group of Graduates’

May 20th, 2019

Georgetown School of Medicine’s Class of 2019 receive their diplomas and words of encouragement from Dr. Susan Thompson Hingle, associate dean for the Center for Human and Organizational Potential at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Side-by-side photos of Haya Alwaleed Al-Thani, Abdulrahman Al Mugaisib, Asma AlJehani, Obadah Diab and Mohammed Al-Jaberi

Meet Georgetown Qatar’s Class of 2019

May 9th, 2019

Georgetown Qatar graduating seniors excel as student leaders in international politics, humanitarian work, engineering, athletics and economics.