Welcome Graduates and Families!

Masters student receiving her graduate hood

Graduate Hooding

The Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony is Thursday, May 15 at 4 p.m. in the Field House.

No tickets required.

two female graduates with a foam ILY hand that says "My Family"


Gallaudet University's 145th Commencement is Friday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m., in the Field House.

The procession of graduates begins at 1:15 p.m. Guests not participating in the procession should be in their seats by 1:15 p.m. 

Tickets are required.

Tickets: Students may pick up Commencement tickets begining Monday, May 12 and throughout the rest of the week from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Campus Activities Office in the JSAC.

Handbook (PDF)
A guide for graduating students with a checklist of things to do in preparation, information about ordering regalia and memorabilia, and information about  activities and housing during Commencement week.

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