Aerial view of Brookings Quadrangle at Commencement

Our 156th Commencement


May 17–19, 2017

The university-wide Commencement was held on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. in Brookings Quadrangle. School and program recognition ceremonies take place before and after Commencement.


More about Commencement


See and download photos from Commencement 2017.

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Hear the address and read about the honorees.

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Recognizing students who are changing the world through research, service and innovation.

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Tag Your Memories with #WashU17

Celebrate the Class of 2017 by sharing your tweets, photos, and videos using the #WashU17 hashtag.