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Schedule of Events

Commencement 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

8:00 p.m. GRADUATION GALA
*Registration Required: Office of Student Life

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Georgetown University Main Campus, 37th & O Streets NW

9:00 a.m.  BACCALAUREATE EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION  (optional event)
Healy Lawn [Rain Site: McDonough Arena]

10:45 a.m.  COMMENCEMENT BRUNCH   (optional event)
Leavey Center Ballroom.  Tickets are not required.

1:00 p.m.  GRADUATE ROBING & LINE-UP

J.D. Dahlgren Quad / LL.M Davis Arts Center, 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m. ACADEMIC PROCESSION
Healy Lawn [Rain Site: McDonough Arena]

2:00 p.m.  GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
Healy Lawn [Rain Site: McDonough Arena]
Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets NW
Sun Site - no tickets required; Rain Site - two attendees per graduate. See the Rain Site Arrangements page for more information about the Rain Site protocol.

Section 1 Walking Routes Section 4 Walking Routes Section 7 Walking Routes
Section 2 Walking RoutesSection 5 Walking RoutesLL.M. A Walking Routes
Section 3 Walking RoutesSection 6 Walking RoutesLL.M. B Walking Routes

 

3:00 p.m.  DIPLOMA CEREMONIES
Individual graduates are recognized in smaller groups organized by Section or Graduate Division. Tickets are not required. A directory of campus building locations can be found here: maps.georgetown.edu

Diploma Ceremony Sites
:

Section 1                       Red Square (Rain Site: ICC Galleria)
Section 2                       Leavey Center Ballroom
Section 3                       Leo J. O'Donovan Hall
Section 4                       Harbin Terrace Pavilion
Section 5                       Leavey Esplanade 
Section 6 (Transfer)      Gaston Hall 
Section 7                       Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building 

LL.M. (A) - Healy Lawn  (Rain Site: McDonough Arena) (General, International Legal Studies, Global Health, Global Health and International Institutions, and IBEL)

LL.M. (B) - Alumni Square (Taxation, Securities and Financial Regulation, Individualized, National Security, Environmental, Master of Studies in Law in Taxation, and SJD)

4:00 p.m.  RECEPTIONS FOR GRADUATES AND GUESTS
These receptions will take place immediately after the diplomas have been distributed.  Light refreshments and champagne will be provided.  Tickets are not required.

Reception Sites:

Section 1                        Red Square       
Section 2                        Leavey Center - South Gallery        
Section 3                        Healey Family Student Center   
Section 4                        Healey Family Student Center  
Section 5                        Leavey Center - South Gallery 
Section 6 (Transfer)      Dahlgren Quad 
Section 7                        Fisher Colloquium, Hariri Building      
LL.M.                            Copley Lawn (LL.M. A Rain Site: McDonough Pavilion, LL.M. B Rain Site: Copley Lawn)

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