Grad Week

Commencement on the National Mall

GRAD WEEK 2015 

SATURDAY, MAY 9th

Washington Nationals v. Atlanta Braves

Game begins at 4:05p.m.

Don’t miss out on a last chance opportunity to catch a Nats game before you graduate.  Tickets go on sale on April 20th in Colonial Crossroads (Marvin Center Fifth Floor).  Tickets are $10 until May 6th . Limit one (1) per graduating student. GWorld and credit card accepted. The stadium is located off the Green Line at Navy Yard-Ballpark. Take the Blue, Orange, or Silver Line to L’Enfant Plaza then the Green Line to Navy Yard-Ballpark. To reserve your ticket, register at go.gwu.edu/gradweektix. No refunds will be granted.  Sponsored by Administration and Hallmark Programs.

SUNDAY, MAY 10th

SIX FLAGS TRIP

11:00 am - 6:00 pm, Buses depart from Kogan Plaza

What better way to let loose with your friends than at a theme park? Tickets go on sale on April 21st in Colonial Crossroads (Marvin Center Fifth Floor). Tickets are $20 until May 1st.  Limit one (1) per graduating student. GWorld  and credit card accepted. Purchase includes transportation to and from Six Flags along with entry to the park.  To reserve your ticket, register at go.gwu.edu/gradweektix.  No refunds will be granted. Sponsored by Administration and Hallmark Programs.

MONDAY, MAY 11th

Washington Monument Tour

10:00am

Have you seen D.C. from the top of the Washington Monument? Now is your chance! Tour tickets are available for pick up from Colonial Crossroads (Marvin Center Fifth Floor). Limit one (1) per graduating student.  The ticket is free and good only for the 10:00am so please arrive on time. Reserve your ticket at go.gwu.edu/gradweektix.  Sponsored by Administration and Hallmark Programs.

TUESDAY, MAY 12th

LAST SENIOR NIGHT

10:00pm-1:00am, Sign of the Whale

Celebrate with your classmates at the very last Senior Night! Sponsored by the 2015 Senior Class Gift Campaign.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th

Back to Mount Vernon Campus

11:00am- 1:00pm, Post Hall

Come Back to Mount Vernon campus and celebrate your achievements where it all started! Be there for free brunch, prizes, friends and fun. Look out for an invitation in your email and RSVP! Start collecting pictures of your favorite memories on the Vern and send them to mvcofficeassistant@gmail.com. Sponsored by Mount Vernon Event Services and the Center for Student Engagement. @GWMVC #B2MV

SENIOR CLASS BBQ

4:00pm - 6:00 pm, University Yard

Seniors, bring your friends to University Yard for a celebratory BBQ. Free burgers, hot dogs and refreshments will be served! Find out about regional GW alumni events and how to take full advantage of the Alumni Association. Sponsored by the 2015 Senior Class Gift Campaign.

THURSDAY, MAY 14th

SENIOR CLASS OF 2015 TOAST, PICTURE & GIFT PRESENTATION

12:00 pm, University Yard

Join President Knapp and the Board of Trustees as we celebrate our last days as students at the George Washington University with a toast to the Class of 2015! Come celebrate with refreshments and pastries while we present the ceremonial check for our Senior Class Gift to GW and take the fifth annual class photo. Sponsored by the 2015 Senior Class Gift Campaign.

2015 MSSC GRADUATION CELEBRATION

1:00 - 3:00 pm, Charles E. Smith Center

The MSSC will host its seventh annual multicultural alumni induction ceremony for graduating members of the multicultural community! GW staff, faculty, students, and alumni are more than welcome to attend. Please RSVP at https://gwmsscgraduationcelebration2015.eventbrite.com. For more information please email us at gwumssc@gmail.com or call 202-994-6772.  Sponsored by the Multiculutral Student Services Center. 

Student Leaders Reception

3:00pm, City View Room

The Student Leaders Reception honors the dedication and successes of GW’s student organization leaders. Former presidents and treasurers, along with their parents, are invited to commemorate their achievements as a student organization leader at a cord ceremony in the City View Room. This event is by invitation only. Former presidents and treasurers can expect to receive more information by mid-April. Please contact awein@gwu.edu or 202-994-0177 with questions.

Zero Year Reunion

8:30 – 11:00pm, Nick’s Riverside Grill

Join your fellow graduates to celebrate as we welcome you into the Young Alumni Network (YAN)! YAN is hosting a graduation celebration for you, as our newest members of the alumni community. Enjoy complimentary food and refreshments while celebrating with young alumni and classmates one last time. The first 100 seniors to arrive get commemorative sunglasses for graduation! RSVP at http://go.gwu.edu/classday. Sponsored by the GW Alumni Association and Young Alumni Network.

FRIDAY, MAY 15TH

Legacy Family Commencement Reception

1:00pm-3:00pm, Alumni House, 1918 F Street, NW

GW legacy seniors and their families are cordially invited to join other members of the legacy family community for a reception celebrating the 2015 legacy graduates. RSVP for this event is required. 
The university recognizes legacy families as students and alumni whose family, including parents, grandparents and/or siblings, attended or currently attend GW. RSVP link: go.gwu.edu/legacy.  Sponsored by GW Alumni Association. 

SATURDAY, MAY 16th

INTERFAITH BACCALAUREATE SERVICE

9:30 am, Western Presbyterian Church, 2401 Virginia Avenue NW

SUNDAY, MAY 17th

UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT

9:30 am, National Mall, between 7th and 14th Streets

Questions about Grad Week? E-mail hallmark@gwu.edu or call 202-994-9242.

For more information about Commencement please visit the GW Commencement website.