Commencement

  • January 22, 2024

    Spring Commencement has been scheduled for 10 a.m. May 9 at EagleBank Arena. Further updates include the degree celebration schedule, ticket information, and security procedures.

  • November 6, 2023

    Paul E. Misener, a scientist, lawyer, engineer and innovator will be the featured speaker at George Mason University’s 2023 Winter Commencement ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in EagleBank Arena on the Fairfax Campus.

  • May 18, 2023

    George Mason University's 2023 Spring Commencement featured the university's largest graduating class.

  • May 16, 2023

    George Mason University Commencement and Degree Celebrations will be hosted on the Fairfax Campus from Thursday, May 18, through Saturday, May 20. Heavy traffic is expected on campus between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. each day. 

  • May 15, 2023

    George Mason University will graduate its largest class in history this week, and perhaps its most traveled as well—the nearly 11,000 honorees hail from 111 countries, 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and military installations.

  • November 21, 2022

    University of Maryland Global Campus President Gregory W. Fowler, a George Mason University alumnus and national leader in online and hybrid education for nontraditional students, will be the featured speaker at Winter Commencement next month.

  • May 26, 2022

    This academic year the George Mason University School of Business graduated a total of 1,337 students - 1,106 undergraduates, and 231 graduate students. During his remarks at the School's Degree Celebration on Sunday, May 22, Dean Maury Peiperl commended students for their determination to succeed in this very challenging time.

  • May 20, 2022

    The largest graduating class of any Virginia public university this year, Mason's Class of 2022 had the distinction of graduating as part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration.

  • May 19, 2022

    Graduating with a bachelor of science in information systems and operations management (ISOM) and minors in business analytics and health information technology, Bhagya Nair is the student speaker at this year’s Spring Commencement.

  • May 19, 2022

    Innocent Adebiyi has one of the more inspiring George Mason University’s School of Business stories. A first-generation graduate student and a 2021 Virginia State University graduate, Adebiyi is pursuing his master’s in finance (MSF) while also serving our country as an active-duty Logistics Officer and Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Active-Duty Component.