Commencement 2021
May 18–21, 2021

The university-wide Commencement Ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 8:30 a.m.

In addition to the university-wide Commencement ceremony, our schools and programs hold separate ceremonies recognizing each individual student.

Details about commencement ceremonies will be confirmed as we continue to monitor Covid-19 safety recommendations and public health conditions. Please check this website periodically for all event updates.

For the university’s ongoing COVID-19 response and frequently asked questions, visit the WashU Together website.


Sign up for May 2021 graduate updates from the Commencement Office.