Commencement

Washington University in St. Louis' 157th Commencement Ceremony will place Friday, May 18, 2018, beginning at 8:30a in Brookings Quadrangle on the Danforth Campus. A variety of other Commencement-related ceremonies and receptions will take place May 15-18. The following events are specifically for Sam Fox School students:

Thursday, May 17
2018 Architecture Recognition Ceremony
All graduates of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design
Thursday, May 17
11a | Graham Chapel

Thursday, May 17
2018 Art Recognition Ceremony
All graduates of the College of Art and Graduate School of Art
8p | Graham Chapel

Friday, May 18
2018 Sam Fox School Diploma Distribution and Reception
All graduates of the Sam Fox School
Immediately following the All-University Commencement Ceremony | Location TBD

Student Exhibitions

We encourage you to check out the following exhibitions, featuring work by our graduating students.

2018 BFA in Art Thesis Exhibition, Part 1
Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave.
Opening Reception: 6-9p March 29

2018 BFA in Art Thesis Exhibition, Part 2
Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave.
Opening Reception: 6-9p April 6

2018 BFA in Art Thesis Exhibition, Part 3
Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave.
Opening Reception: 6-9p April 13

89th Annual Fashion Design Show
Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Blvd.
5p April 15
*Ticketed event

2018 BFA in Communication Design Thesis Exhibition
Steinberg Hall Gallery
Public Reception: 5:30-7:30p April 26

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition
On View May 4-21
Kemper Art Museum
Opening Reception: 7-9p May 4

YES 9.0: Architecture's 9th Annual Year End Show
Steinberg Hall Gallery & Givens Hall
Opening Reception: 5p May 16

Commencement 2018

Help celebrate the Class of 2018 by sharing your tweets, photos, and videos using our official commencement hashtag, #WashU18.

Download the WashUEvents app to access your guide to Commencement (available on Android and and iOS).

For full details about University-wide Commencement events, visit the Commencement website.