Our 158th Commencement


Friday, May 17, 2019
8:30 a.m.
Brookings Quadrangle


In addition to the All University Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, students will be recognized at individual ceremonies and receptions beginning on Tuesday, May 14.

Tickets are not needed for the All University Commencement. Seats are available first come, first served.

All University Commencement Livestream

Tag Your Memories with #WashU19

Celebrate the Class of 2019 by sharing your tweets, photos and videos using the #WashU19 hashtag.

Plan ahead with the 2019 Calendar of Events.

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Mike Bloomberg Headshot

2019 Commencement Speaker

Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th mayor of New York City and founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies, will deliver the 2019 Commencement address.

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