Commencement is quickly approaching!

Commencement is quickly approaching! There are just a few things to do to make sure you’re ready for your big day. 

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. Be sure to reserve your rental regalia before April 21.

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 Wednesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 15.  

4. Register for the Class of 2024 Celebration at Ballpark Village!

Join us as we kick-start Commencement week for the Class of 2024! Hear encouraging remarks from university leadership and build momentum and excitement for this life-changing week. This event will be held on Thursday, May 9, from 5-8 p.m. at Bally Sports Live in Ballpark Village. Food and beverage will be available for all who attend. Register now

5. Speak up: Answer the Senior Survey

On April 8, you should have received an email invitation to provide feedback about your undergraduate experience. Please respond to help us understand the best parts, as well as what we can work on improving. Your feedback is valuable and greatly appreciated. Respondents could win a $75 credit at the WashU Campus Store! Learn more about the Senior Survey.

6. Receive your gold philanthropy cord.

A contribution to the Senior Class Gift connects you to a lasting legacy of support, originating with the inaugural graduating class of Washington University. Your gift, regardless of size, provides opportunities for future students just beginning their education journey at WashU. Give today and receive a gold philanthropy cord to wear at Commencement, symbolizing your commitment to this proud tradition!

Visit our FAQ page for more information. If you have a Commencement question that needs a quick answer, scan the QR code below to text Tassel, our AI Chatbot!

  Your WashU Commencement team