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Commencement events for the Class of 2022

The McKelvey Engineering Recognition Ceremony will take place Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 1 p.m. in the Field House. This in-person ceremony is for all engineering students earning a BS, MS, PhD, or DSc degree. At this ceremony students will walk across the stage and have their names announced. 
Masking is STRONGLY recommended at this event. 

Students should report to the elevated track in Sumers Recreation Center at Noon on Thursday, May 19.
  • Field House will open to guests at noon as well.
  • Please account for increased traffic and parking when planning your drive in.
Go to the commencement.wustl.edu for information regarding:
  • ADA drop-off and parking information
  • Up-to-date COVID protocols
  • Regalia ordering

The all-University Commencement will take place Friday, May 20, 2022 at 9 a.m. at Francis Olympic Field. At this ceremony degrees are conferred for all Washington University graduates.

Both events will be livestreamed and recorded for viewing after the event.

McKelvey Engineering Recognition Ceremony
Thursday, May 19 at 1 p.m.
Location: Field House

University Commencement
Friday, May 20 at 9 a.m.
Location: Francis Olympic Field

McKelvey Engineering Recognition Ceremony Livestream

Please join us in celebrating Class of 2022 graduate and degree candidates.
Event opens on Thursday, May 19, 2022

2022 Departmental Ceremonies

Departments will hold receptions immediately following the Recognition Ceremony
on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Biomedical Engineering – Whitaker Hall, Atrium & Terrace
Computer Science & Engineering – McKelvey Hall, Commons & Terrace
Electrical & Systems Engineering – Brauer Hall, Arcade
Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering – Brauer Hall, Arcade
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science – Jubel Hall, Gallery & Terrace
Sever Institute – Brauer Hall, Arcade

Should weather become an issue, all receptions will move inside the respective buildings noted above.

Engineering Commencement News