Commencement Ceremony

Georgetown University will host an in-person Commencement for the Class of 2021 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, on Monday, May 24, 2021. Our ceremonies will take place in two parts, with a ceremony for undergraduate students in the morning and a ceremony for graduate and professional students in the afternoon.

Graduates attending the ceremony in-person are invited to bring two guests. All attendees will need to adhere to DC public health and travel guidelines. Ceremonies will be broadcast virtually for graduates, friends, and family who are unable to attend. More details will be provided as soon as possible. Please see President DeGioia’s email here.

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

The Doctoral Hooding Ceremony will be held virtually on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 11:00 am. The webcast link is TBD.


For anyone who wishes to purchase cap and gown packages, the Georgetown University Bookstore is now taking orders for shipment.

The diploma dimensions are 17 inches (43 cm) wide by 14 inches(35.5 cm) high. The diploma is written in Latin and an English translation is provided with your diploma. Diploma frames are available at the Georgetown University Bookstore in Leavey Center.