Events FAQs

Has W&L canceled any events or restricted visitors to campus?

The university instituted several policies that took effect March 14, 2020, and remain in effect until further notice:

Starting in June, Washington and Lee is implementing a phased return to the workplace plan that applies to all faculty, staff and administrators. Our priority is the safety and well-being of our campus and surrounding community, and the plan has been designed to promote a gradual and safe return.

We will continue to monitor the spread of the virus and make changes to policies as necessary to protect the health and safety of our community. Decisions regarding future campus events will be communicated on W&L's Coronavirus Response website and via email.

Will the Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies be held on campus?

Online degree conferral ceremonies were held for the law class of 2020 on Friday, May 8., and the undergraduate class of 2020 on Thursday, May 26th. Recordings of the events can be viewed online. The in-person, traditional Commencement exercises for W&L's law and undergraduate Classes of 2020 will take place on Saturday, April 3, 2021, and Sunday, May 23, 2021, respectively.