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.

    Lavender Graduation Ceremony
    Friday, May 10
    9:30am - 11am
    ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221




      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!

              Ceremonia Raíces: LatinX Graduation Ceremony
              Friday, May 10
              3:30pm - 5pm
              ISC3 (Integrated Science Center), Room 1221

              Commencement 2019 Event

                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 12
                      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