Welcome Graduates and Families!

Masters student receiving her graduate hood

Graduate Hooding

The Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony is Thursday, May 14 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 15 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 will be able to pick up tickets starting the week before Commencement.

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 download a copy of the 2015 Commencement Handbook. 

For all requests related to international spoken language interpreting, as well as visa letters for international family and friends who plan to attend the 2015 Commencement ceremony, please contact Oluyinka Fakunle at rsia@gallaudet.edu.

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

For information regarding Commencement Housing, click here.

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

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