George Mason University

Winter Graduation

Congratulations, graduates of the Class of 2019. Your reach has exceeded your grasp, and we're ready to honor your accomplishments. 

One Last Step Before Your Future Begins

Graduation is one of the biggest days of your life. We want it to be a great experience that runs as smoothly as possible.

To ensure that everything goes as it should, take some time now to avoid any glitches in the process.

  • Apply to graduate: This is not an automatic process. You must take certain steps to ensure everything is in order. The Registrar's Office has all the details. 
  • Get Your RegaliaMason will hold a Graduation Fair from Tuesday, Nov. 5, through Thursday, Nov. 7 on the Fairfax Campus. Bookstores on the Arlington and Science and Technology campuses will also have regalia. You can also purchase regalia after the fair, while supplies last.
  • Arrive on Time: Winter Graduation features two ceremonies at EagleBank Arena on Thursday, Dec. 19. Ceremony I is at 10 a.m., Ceremony II is at 2 p.m. You'll need to be there no later than 45 minutes before the start time. Check the schedules to see when you'll be marching.

There are no reserved seats, but special needs seating is available.  

Faces of Graduation