236th Commencement Exercises

Washington College’s 236th Commencement exercises will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. 

GradImages photos now available!

Commencement photo proofs are now available from GradImages. At this point, all graduates should have received an e-mail or mail proofs from them. The proofs can also be accessed on their website: If you have any difficulties, you can contact the GradImages Customer Service Department by phone at (8000) 261-2576 or e-mail them at

Senior Class Gift Information

Seniors! Use this link to the Washington College Donation page to give your senior class gift. You can designate your gift to any cause of your choosing (Washington fund, club, department, team, etc.). Simply indicate that on the form followed by “2019.”

Habitat for Humanity Flower Sale

The members of Habitat for Humanity are hosting their annual Graduation Flower sale. Please visit their webpage for more details and to pre-order a bouquet for your graduate.

Event Reservations

Registration for limited on-campus housing, cruises on the WC’s research vessel the Callinectes and meals during Saturday and Sunday are open. The registration site is located at Additional information and pricing can be found in the Schedule of Events for Commencement section.

Tickets and Commencement Seating Diagrams

We have updated our website with diagrams. Please visit the Seating Diagrams and Ticket Information section. We hope you find this information helpful.

Commencement at Washington College

Commencement is a time for much College pride. We want this day to be as memorable for you as it is for the College and all those involved. We ask that graduates wear appropriate business attire and hard-soled shoes with their gowns on Sunday. Smoking and drinking are not permitted at Commencement. Tobacco products and popping champagne corks can cause serious injury to guests and graduates. Do not bring pets; only service animals are allowed.

Further Information

For further information please read through the General Information and Schedule pages or contact the Campus Events Office:
Phone: (410) 778-7888

The Registrar’s Office will provide a checklist that will help guide students through their responsibilities leading up to Commencement day. Students can also find information on general graduation requirements and policies on the Registrar’s Office Graduation Requirements page.

Most of all, we hope you will find that the Commencement Weekend activities create a wonderful environment in which to celebrate and enjoy this achievement with your graduate – congratulations!

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Graduation Applications

Graduation applications are available online here and are due by October 16th, 2018. Please make sure that you submit this form in a timely manner so that you and your family receive information about Commencement weekend.

Letter from Dean DiQuinzio

A letter from Dean DiQuinzio with graduation information will be mailed to families of students who have completed a graduation application by the end of November. Please direct any questions to Carol Landis in the Campus Events Office (410-778-7888). A copy of this letter will be emailed to students, but is also available above.


Revised: June 19, 2019