Welcome Graduates and Families!

Masters student receiving her graduate hood

Graduate Hooding

The Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony is Thursday, May 12 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 146th Commencement is Friday, May 13 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.

Handbook 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. Click here to see the 2016 Commencement Handbook. 

If you cannot attend in person, watch the Hooding and Commencement ceremonies live online:

Hooding: http://webcast.gallaudet.edu/?id=272
Commencement: http://webcast.gallaudet.edu/?id=271

For information regarding photography, contact Heidi McNulty at: mcnultyheidi@gmail.com

For more information on rings, regalia, and memorabilia offered by Jostens, click here.

For more information regarding Commencement Brunch, contact Bon Appetit at: commencement.brunch@gallaudet.edu

For more information regarding Commencement Housing, click here.

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