Graduates appalud as they prepare to walk the stage at commencement

Georgetown Celebrates Commencement 2017

Georgetown celebrates the achievements of its more than 6,000 graduates and the faculty, family and friends who support and inspire them during 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 18-21. Read about the ceremonies and the messages speakers delivered to the graduates.

Through leadership, service, academic excellence and research, members of the Class of 2017 made an impact as students and are on their way to do the same as graduates of Georgetown.

Media, Policy Leaders Among Georgetown Commencement Speakers

The president of Buzzfeed and FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver are among those scheduled to speak at the university’s 2017 Commencement exercises.

#Hoyas2017 image reminds visitors to share memories on social media

Commencement Information and Full Schedule

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Dr. David Fajgenbaum (NHS’07), a medical researcher and social entrepreneur in search of a cure for the rare disease he has, will share lessons of resilience and focus with the undergraduate Class of 2017 at Senior Convocation.

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Graduates From Qatar Campus Look Forward to A Promising Future

Georgetown's School of Foreign Service campus in Doha, Qatar graduates 62 men and women during May 4 commencement exercises.

Great achievements require collaboration.
— Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali Al-Thani, Commencement speaker for School of Foreign Service in Qatar

Seniors Reflect on Change

Seniors at Georgetown's School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar reflect on the past four years as they prepare for their commencement ceremony and a future filled with possibilities.