GW School of Business Celebration Information

School of Business Commencement Week Schedule

The full 2016 Commencement schedule is now available! Click below for more information.


GWSB Undergraduate Celebration

Thursday, May 12, 2016

  • 11:45 am – Student lineup
    Funger Hall Lobby
    2201 G Street, NW • Washington, DC 20052
    (Directions)
  • 1:00 pm – Celebration Ceremony
    Charles E. Smith Center
    600 22nd St. NW • Washington, DC 20052
    (Directions)
  • Following the Ceremony – Graduate/Family Reception
    (Duques Hall, Oglethorpe Great Hall)


GWSB Masters & Doctoral Celebration

Friday, May 13th, 2016

  • 2:15 pm – Student lineup
    Funger Hall Lobby
    2201 G Street, NW • Washington, DC 20052
    (Directions)
  • 3:30 pm – Celebration Ceremony
    Charles E. Smith Center
    600 22nd Street, NW • Washington, DC 20052
    (Directions)
  • Following the Ceremony – Graduate/Family Reception
    (Duques Hall, Oglethorpe Great Hall)

GWSB Commencement GALA (Invitation Only)

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

  • 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
    Capital Hilton
    1001 16th St NW • Washington, DC 20036
    (Directions)

Please note, this event requires an invitation & RSVP.
Graduates are allowed ONE guest only. We are unable to make exceptions to this policy.


Doctoral Hooding Ceremony (Invitation Only)

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

  • 5:00 pm – Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
    Charles E. Smith Center
    600 22nd St. NW • Washington, DC 20052
    (Directions)
  • Reception to Follow
    Duques Hall, Oglethorpe Great Hall

Please note, this event requires an invitation.


GWSB Awards Ceremony (Invitation Only)

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

  • 6:00 pm – Reception
    Marvin Center Great Hall
    800 21st Street, NW
    (Directions)
  • 7:00 pm – Awards Ceremony
    Marvin Center Betts Theatre
    800 21st Street, NW
    (Directions)

Please note, this event requires an invitation & RSVP.


University Commencement

Sunday, May 15, 2016 

  • 9:00 am – All Graduates Line-Up for Procession
  • 9:30 am – Procession begins
  • 10:00 am – George Washington University Commencement, The National Mall

You may also visit commencement.gwu.edu for more information.



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