Locations for each event are listed below.

9:00 a.m.
Baccalaureate Mass
Healy Lawn (Rain Site: McDonough Arena)
8:30 a.m.: Academic Procession Begins

1:00 p.m.
Graduate Robing and Line Up
J.D.: Dahlgren Quad
LL.M.: Davis Performing Arts Center

1:30 p.m.
Academic Procession Begins

2:00 p.m.
Law Center Commencement Main Ceremony*
Healy Lawn (Rain Site: McDonough Arena)

3:00 p.m.
Main Ceremony Ends and Guests Move to Individual Recognition Ceremonies. Students will be divided in the following ways:

J.D. Degrees

Section 1: Red Square (Rain Site: ICC)
Section 2: Leavey Esplanade
Section 3: Leavey Ballroom
Section 4: Harbin Terrace
Section 5: Yates Field House
Section 6 (Transfer Students): Gaston Hall
Section 7: Lohrfink Auditorim

Graduate Degrees

Section A: Healy Lawn (Rain Site: McDonough Gym)
General, International Legal Studies, Global Health, Global Health and International Institutions, and IBEL

Section B: Alumni Square
Taxation, Securities and Financial Regulation, Individualized, National Security, Environmental, Master of Studies in Law in Taxation, and SJD

A reception will immediately follow each Individual Recognition Ceremony in the following locations:

J.D. Degrees

Section 1: Red Square
Section 2: Leavey Center Gallery
Section 3: Leavey Center Gallery
Section 4: Healy Family Student Center
Section 5: Yates Field House
Section 6 (Transfer Students): Dahlgren Quad
Section 7: Fisher Colloquium

Graduate Degrees

Section A: Copley Lawn (Rain Site: McDonough Gym Courtyard)
Section B: Copley Lawn


*Please note: Guests do NOT need tickets to attend Commencement. In case of inclement weather, each graduate will be allowed two guests at the main ceremony and an unlimited number at the individual recognition ceremony. Please see the FAQs for more information.