Weekend Guide

Commencement Weekend is an exciting time for everyone to celebrate the achievements of our graduating students. We encourage families of graduating students to attend and participate in weekend traditions. We look forward to celebrating with you!


Learn about the weekend's main events, including a detailed schedule with all times and locations.

Printable Guide

Important weekend information in a handy one-stop shop reference guide.

Commencement Ceremony

Learn about the main Commencement ceremony.

Departmental Ceremonies

Learn about the smaller departmental Ceremonies.

Rain Plan

In case of inclement weather.

Graduate & Guest Attire

What to wear and when. Plus, learn to decode the regalia colors.

Student Instructions

Know where to be and when for the main events.

Parking, Maps & Diagrams

Find maps, routes and diagrams to help you get on and around campus.

Disability Services

Learn about special arrangements for those with disabilities.

Commencement Coverage

See what folks are saying and join in the #wmgrad fun.

Meal Options

Graduates and guests can enjoy a delicious lunch offered by Dining Services, conveniently on campus.