2023 Class Toast

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin will toast you and the entire Class of 2023 to kick off the Commencement season on Tuesday, March 28, at 4 p.m. Find out who has been chosen as the keynote speaker, undergraduate and graduate student speakers, and honorary degree recipients for your Commencement ceremony.

This event is free and only for members of the Class of 2023. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. Please bring a government-issued photo identification.

A few reminders before you leave for spring break: 

1. Let us know if you plan to attend Commencement.

RSVP, even if you do not plan to participate in the university-wide Commencement ceremony. If you do plan to attend, be sure to include the number of guests who will join you.

2.Reserve your regalia.

You must wear regalia to participate in the university-wide Commencement ceremony. The reservation form will be available until April 7.

3.Learn about other graduation-related events.

Check the calendar of events for details about individual school, program, and affinity ceremonies that will be held between Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 17. 

4. Get your gold philanthropy cord.

Did you know the Class of 2023 will give a scholarship to a new WashU student in the fall? Learn more about your class gift and how to get your gold philanthropy cord for Commencement.