Graduate Commencement

Commencement for our Graduate Students takes place on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in George Washington Hall, Dodd Auditorium. There are a variety of events that will take place to assist you in preparing for Commencement.

Preparing for Commencement

Grad Nights

Stafford Campus, North Building Atrium
Come to the Stafford Campus during one of the following dates to order and purchase your regalia for the 2015 Commencement:

February 10, 2015 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

February 11, 2015 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Regalia purchased during Grad Nights will be delivered to the Stafford campus for pick up April 20-24: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the North Building Atrium. After April 24th regalia can be picked up in the Stafford Campus Library:

April 25, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

April 27, 2015 through April 30, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

May 1, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

May 2, 2015 and May 3, 2015 – CLOSED

May 4, 2015 through May 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
For those unable to attend Grad Nights, regalia may be purchased online at March 20th through April 24th. A $15.95 home shipping fee and sales tax will be added to each order.

In addition, the UMW Bookstore will have a limited supply of regalia available after March 20th. Please note: A holding cost fee of $10 will be added to regalia ensembles purchased in the UMW Bookstore after March 20th, 2015.

Step-By-Step Guide
Download the 2015 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.

Keep checking this website, everything you and your guests will need to know for the weekend – schedules, maps, parking, seating, disability services, event streaming and more will be posted by February 15, 2015.