Commencement Week Events in Photos

The Class of 2023 celebrated their achievements with events all week leading up to Commencement on the National Mall.

May 22, 2023

Commencement Week 2023

Muriel Bowser, mayor of the District of Columbia, received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences ceremony on Saturday. (William Atkins/GW Today)

At George Washington University, it takes much more than one day to fully celebrate Commencement. The university held events all week, including the Phi Beta Kappa Induction, Athletics Commencement, the Multicultural Student Services Center graduation celebration and individual school ceremonies, where District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser received an honorary Doctor of Public Service at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences celebration. GW Today photographers William Atkins and Harrison Jones captured images of these events.