Commencement for our Graduate Students takes place in George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. There are a variety of events that will take place to assist you in preparing for the big day.
Preparing for Commencement
Visit the bookstore during Grad Fair to order your regalia, announcements, class rings and view our diploma frame selection.
Grad Fair Dates:
- Thursday, March 15th from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
- Friday, March 16th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Saturday, March 17th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
UMW regalia is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The UMW regalia ensemble includes a cap, gown, tassel, hood, and zipper pull. The Master Degree Ensemble is $64.99 plus tax.
The UMW Bookstore will have a limited supply of regalia available after March 18th.
Order regalia online beginning March 19th through April 20st. A $15.95 home shipping fee and sales tax will be added to each order. A late charge of $10 will be added to any regalia ensemble purchased in the UMW Bookstore after March 24th.
Download the Step-By-Step Guide To Commencement. This guide contains important information regarding what you as a graduate and your guests need to do to prepare for Commencement – regalia, diplomas, accommodations, disability requests and more.