Commencement Virtual Graduate Confirmation

Graduates who indicated that they are participating in their commencement ceremony virtually received the following email communication today. Good afternoon, virtual graduates: You are receiving this email because you have indicated that you will be participating in your Commencement ceremony virtually. You will be able to join us virtually on Francis Olympic Field. We have […]

Update regarding updated CDC guidance

Dear Members of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 and families, As you certainly are aware, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued updated guidance related to public health and COVID-19, including that people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine no longer need to wear masks or physically distance in most situations. Earlier today, leaders in […]

Commencement Graduate Confirmation

Graduates, please check your email for your specific ceremony date, time, and parking information. RegaliaRegalia will be available for pickup starting on Monday, May 17 through Wednesday, May 19 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Mudd Field study tent on the Danforth Campus. Graduates also may pickup regalia on the day of their […]

Class of 2020: Commencement video and brief reminders

Good afternoon, Class of 2020 graduates,  We are so excited to welcome you back to the Danforth Campus to celebrate you and all of your incredible accomplishments! Please click below for a message from Rob Wild, interim vice chancellor for student affairs, and Michelle Gelven, director of Commencement.

Class of 2021: Commencement video and brief reminders

Good afternoon, Class of 2021 graduates,  We are so excited to celebrate you and all of your incredible accomplishments! Please click below for a message from Rob Wild, interim vice chancellor for student affairs, and Michelle Gelven, director of Commencement.

Photography Sessions

Registration for professional photography appointments are now open and scheduling links were sent to graduates via email. Appointments are available for 3-minute, complimentary photo slots:  Thursday, May 20 (must be scheduled by 11:59 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 29) Friday, May 21 (must be scheduled by 11:59 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 29) Sunday, May 30 (must be scheduled […]

Class of 2020: Important details for participating in-person at Commencement

Good afternoon, Class of 2020 graduates,  We are very excited to welcome you back to celebrate you and all of your accomplishments during your in-person Commencement ceremonies in May. As you know, Washington University is continuing to practice a variety of protocols to ensure everyone remains safe. In addition, we ask that you adhere to the following […]

Class of 2021: Important details for participating in-person at Commencement

Good afternoon, Class of 2021 graduates,  We are very excited to celebrate you and all of your accomplishments during your in-person Commencement ceremonies in May. As you know, Washington University is continuing to practice a variety of protocols to ensure everyone remains safe. In addition, we ask that you adhere to the following guidelines for all Commencement […]

Help celebrate our graduates

Good afternoon, Commencement is such a special time, and we are requesting your help to create a memorable experience for our wonderful Washington University graduates. Loved ones, faculty, staff, and friends are invited to submit messages of support to the Class of 2021 now through Saturday, April 24, 2021. Photos and videos submitted by April 24 will be […]

Commencement guest policy and town hall

Dear graduates and family members, We are looking forward to celebrating the Classes of 2020 and 2021 and all of your accomplishments next month. Now that registration has closed and planning is underway, we wanted to remind our community of a few important protocols to ensure everyone is safe and that we are able to […]

Washington University Commencement Registration Open Now

Good afternoon Class of 2020 and 2021 graduates,  I sincerely hope that each of you were as excited to receive the latest Commencement announcement as we were to send it. St. Louis County has approved Washington University to host in-person ceremonies of 500 graduates or less, on Francis Field, with two guests per graduate. We are thrilled […]

Plans for Commencement, 2/26/21

Dear Members of the Classes of 2020 and 2021, As we shared with you last month, we’ve been hard at work making plans to celebrate you and your accomplishments at Commencement ceremonies to be held in St. Louis this May. We appreciate your patience as we’ve explored what would be possible given the continuing uncertainty of […]

Commencement Update, 1/12/21

Dear Members of the Classes of 2020 and 2021, Amid all the challenges the past year has brought, one of the bright spots for us here at Washington University has been looking forward to celebrating your accomplishments at Commencement ceremonies for all of you. We have been busy preparing for ceremonies to be held here […]