2022 Winter Graduation Events: December 13-15


Winter Commencement Ceremony

George Mason University invites you to celebrate your achievements at the Winter 2022 Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 10:00am in EagleBank Arena.

At the Winter Commencement Ceremony, doctoral candidates will be recognized by name, and they will cross the stage to receive their degree. Undergraduate and master's graduates will not be announced individually at Commencement but will be recognized in groups by major and program.

Guests are required to have tickets to attend the Commencement live. Tickets may be reserved by the graduate, with a limit of 4 for undergraduate and master's graduates and 8 for doctoral candidates. 

For more information about the Winter Commencement Ceremony visit the 2022 Winter Graduation website.

Patriot Procession

The Patriot Procession will take place December 13, 14, and 15 in EagleBank Arena. The Patriot Procession is a unique informal experience for graduates to come with their guests, have their names called, cross the graduation stage, and be professionally photographed. Families and guests are invited to attend and be front row participants. Additional photo opportunities will be available in the arena. 

The experience will end with a personal group toast with special gifts for the graduates and their guests.  

Graduates select a time slot for the opportunity to cross the stage, hear their name read, and pose for celebratory pictures. For more information, visit the Patriot Procession website.