Any University of Reston student who successfully fulfills all their academic degree graduation requirements is entitled to participate in one of the Commencement Ceremonies held at different times throughout each year,

and in one of the Convocation Ceremonies held at various times each year by their respective graduate school if offered.

As Commencement and Convocation ceremonies are major University events celebrating the exceptional academic achievements of graduating students, certain University staff are designated each year as Points of Contact for all student, parental, guest, faculty and staff inquiries related to these gatherings.

When doing so, please request Commencement and/or Convocation information based on the following categories:

For Students: Locations/Dates/Times, RSVP procedures, Cap/Gown purchases, Student Ceremony Agenda & Checklists, Academic Awards, Ceremonial Traditions, Photo Galleries & Video Archives, Real-time Web Streaming, FAQ

For Faculty: Locations/Dates/Times, RSVP procedures, Academic Regalia rentals, Faculty Ceremony Agenda & Checklists, Photo Galleries & Video Archives, Real-time Web Streaming, FAQ

For Parents/Guests: Locations/Dates/Times, Photo Galleries & Video Archives, Real-time Web Streaming, FAQ4

For more information you may contact us via email at commencement@universityofreston.com