Commencement Weekend 2019
Friday, May 10 - Sunday, May 12
Events are in various locations throughout campus - please see the Commencement Weekend Schedule on the website listed below.

Commencement at William & Mary is a weekend-long series of events celebrating students who are graduating.

    Travis Harris, American Studies - Dissertation Defense
    Friday, May 10
    10am - 11:30am
    Swem Library, Ford Classroom

    Travis Harris, American Studies - Dissertation Defense
    Title: Lost Tribe of Magruder: The Untold Story of the Navy's Dispossession of a Black Community
    Advisor: Michael Blakey

      Magali DeVullipieres, Seasons of Williamsburg 
      Friday, May 10
      10am - 2pm
      William & Mary Bookstore

      These beautiful art prints are a great way to preserve your memories of William & Mary. Take home a memory today!

      Phi Beta Kappa Initiation
      Friday, May 10
      11am - 12:15pm
      Wren Chapel


        Phi Beta Kappa Reception
        Friday, May 10
        12:15pm
        Wren Building, Wren South Lawn (Inclement weather: Sadler Center, Tidewater)

          ROTC Commissioning Ceremony and Reception
          Friday, May 10
          12:30pm
          Sadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium & Lobby
            Artist Lynn Hosegood, People & Places of Williamsburg
            Friday, May 10
            2pm - 6pm
            William & Mary Bookstore

            These prints, by award-winning watercolor artist Lynn Hosegood, capture the essence of Colonial Williamsburg & of William & Mary. Take one home today!

            Wilford Kale, Signing Hark Upon the Gale
            Friday, May 10
            2pm - 6pm
            William & Mary Bookstore

            A perennial bestseller here in Williamsburg, Hark upon the Gale is the definitive history of our beloved William & Mary. Don't leave college without it!

            Mason School of Business Undergraduate Open House
            Friday, May 10
            3:30pm - 5pm
            Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Atrium


              Environmental Science & Policy Reception
              Friday, May 10
              6:30pm - 8:30pm
              Keck Environmental Field Lab, (Rain Location: ISC3 Atrium)

                Candlelight Ceremony
                Friday, May 10
                9:30pm
                Wren Building, Yard (CW Side)
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                  Ongoing Events

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                  Sankofa: Looking Back, Moving Forward
                  Wednesday, May 1 - Wednesday, June 12
                  10am - 5pm
                  Stryker Center
                  William & Mary DormMania Collections
                  Wednesday, May 1 - Sunday, May 12
                  8am - 5pm
                  Sadler Center

                  DormMania, a student-run program that reduces waste during move-out, is looking for volunteers to help with collections from May 1-12th. 

                  WMCI Summer 2019 Community Courses
                  Monday, April 29 - Thursday, August 1
                  5:10pm - 6:10pm
                  Rowe House

                  Join us this summer for fun and engaging community courses!

                  Faces of Veterans: a digital storytelling exhibition across campus
                  Saturday, April 27 - Monday, May 27
                  TBD

                  William & Mary students, faculty, and staff are invited to share military veteran stories in a pop-up digital storytelling exhibit.  Stories will be told in creative formats and shared digitally.

                  Learn more & RSVP at facesofveterans.blogs.wm.edu

                  Scholarship on Display: Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
                  Friday, April 19 - Tuesday, December 31
                  Swem Library, Entrance Gallery

                  In 1991, the Women's Studies program emerged, and in 2013, the program was renamed Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, a change that reflects the program’s aspirations for the growth of feminist research and activism at William & Mary. 

                  240th Anniversary
                  Tuesday, January 1 - Monday, December 9
                  Law School, Varies

                  On December 4, 1779, George Wythe became the first professor of law in America, a professorship created at William & Mary by the Board of Visitors at the urging of Thomas Jefferson. Various events will commemorate the 240th anniversary of that event.

                  Muscarelle Museum of Art  presents "Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection"
                  Friday, September 7 - Sunday, May 12
                  Online
                  The Muscarelle Museum of Art proudly presents the virtual exhibition "Women with Vision: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection" in recognition of the 100 Years of Women celebration at William & Mary.
                  Paintings by Roser Bru
                  Friday, August 31 - Sunday, May 10
                  Swem Library, Second Floor, next to Center for Geospatial Analysis
                  "Following in their Footsteps"  Women Artists from the President's Collection of Art
                  Wednesday, August 29 - Sunday, May 12
                  Sadler Center

                  As part of the 100 Years of Women celebration at William & Mary, The President's Collection of Art presents Following in their Footsteps at the Sadler Center. This exhibition showcases alumane art thematically depicting works by women, of women.


                  Game Changers
                  Thursday, August 23 - Sunday, May 12
                  Kaplan Arena, Court Level
                  Justly Belongs
                  Monday, August 20 - Sunday, May 12
                  Swem Library, Marshall Gallery, First Floor Rotunda