Commencement

The 2019-2020 academic year is the 271st year in the life of Washington and Lee University and, due to the pandemic, culminates with the degree-conferral ceremonies for the School of Law, and the undergraduate College and Williams School.

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Undergraduate Conferral 2020

The first-ever virtual ceremony for undergraduate degree conferral will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. US Eastern Time. No Baccalaureate Service will be held this year. Print the Undergraduate Program.

Watch a recording of the event on Vimeo.

On-campus commencement ceremonies for the undergraduate Class of 2020 have been rescheduled for Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Law Conferral 2020

The first-ever virtual ceremony for degree conferral for the Washington and Lee University School of Law was held on Friday, May 8, 2020. Print the Law Program.

Watch a recording of the event at https://livestream.com/wlu/virtual-law-2020 and on YouTube with closed captions.

On-campus commencement ceremonies for the law Class of 2020 have been rescheduled for Saturday, April 3, 2021.