May Commencement 2018

Washington University Seal

Friday,  May 18, 2018
8:30 a.m.
Brookings Quadrangle

In addition to the All University Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 18, students will be recognized at individual ceremonies and receptions beginning on Tuesday, May 15.

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

All University Commencement Livestream

Tag Your Memories with #WashU18

Celebrate the Class of 2018 by sharing your tweets, photos and videos using the #WashU18 hashtag.


Plan ahead with the 2018 Calendar of Events.

As Commencement approaches, timely information for the May ceremony will be shared here and via email updates. Please sign up below and make note of any date-sensitive tasks.

Email Updates and Commencement App

Stay updated! Sign up for email updates and download the Commencement app. 

Order Your Regalia, Announcements, and Portraits

Caps and gowns must be ordered online.


Getting to Commencement

Consider your options for getting to campus including parking and accessibility resources.