Commencement 2021

"Celebration 2021" | A blue tassle with a gold 2021 attached to it

Virtual Celebration

GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences

2021 School Celebration: May 14-16

Health Sciences Celebration

May 15, 2021 at 4:00pm

MD Celebration

May 16, 2021 at 2:30pm


Department of Health, Human Function and Rehabilitation Services

[Live stream Celebrations]


Physical Therapy Graduation and Awards Ceremony

Friday, May 14, 2021, 1:00 pm ET


Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate Graduation

Celebration Sunday, May 16, 2021, 1:00 pm ET


Department of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences (BLS)

[synchronous celebration]

Friday May 14th, 2021, 6:00pm - 7:30pm ET


Department of Clinical Research & Leadership

[Pre-recorded Graduation Celebrations]


Department of Physician Assistant Studies

[Live stream Celebration]

White Coat Celebration May 14th at 4:30pm ET


When it is safe to do so, the university will host in-person celebrations on the National Mall to honor the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020, with each class enjoying its own, curated celebration.

This May, we look forward to honoring our 2021 graduates virtually, with some in-person elements.