Commencement on the National Mall in Photos

Members of GW's Class of 2023 and their guests filled the grounds of the Washington Monument.

May 22, 2023

Commencement 2023 National Mall

Thousands of members of the George Washington University's Class of 2023, their families and friends filled the Washington Monument grounds Sunday for GW's Commencement. Highlighted by Commencement speaker Bryan Stevenson, a renowned justice advocate, the celebration continued a tradition in which GW is the only university to have its Commencement ceremony held on the National Mall. GW Today photographers William Atkins, Joy Asico and Rick Reinhard captured these images of the event. Enjoy reliving the celebration: