William & Mary Commencement Weekend

May 11-13, 2018

Commencement Weekend is an exciting time for everyone to celebrate the achievements of our graduating students and the university's rich traditions.  The main Commencement (college-wide) ceremony is typically held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in Kaplan Arena.  Degrees are conferred by by degree group and only those receiving PhD and EdD degrees will be recognized by name.  No diplomas are presented at this ceremony.  Currently posted is 2017 schedule until the 2018 schedule is completed. 

Please note: All undergraduates receive their diplomas on Sunday.

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Degree Requirements and Diploma Questions:
Wendy Urbano, Office of the Registrar, 757-221-2807

Commencement General Information:
Commencement, 757-221-1236

Academic Regalia and Merchandise Questions:
William & Mary Bookstore,  757-221-1669