GSEHD Commencement


Save the Date:

The Graduate School of Education and Human Development

2024 Commencement Celebration



GSEHD School Celebration
Saturday, May 18, 2024
8:30 a.m. EDT  |  Charles E. Smith Center

Graduates will receive 8 guest tickets.


GW Commencement on the National Mall - Sunday, May 19, 2024  





Plan Your Visit



There are many options for lodging across the D.C. area, including some options that are close to the National Mall. Be sure to ask any hotel if they offer a discount for the weekend of GW’s Commencement.

Things To Do

Explore these neighborhood favorites for food options and things to do around Foggy Bottom in-between celebrating your graduate. Explore historic sites, take in the arts, or enjoy some time outdoors.


GW is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Please see the information regarding Smith Center and National Mall accessibility on the University Commencement website. Closed captions and ASL interpretation will be provided at each event.