Commencement ceremonies

American University's 128th commencement ceremonies took place on May 10-11, 2014. Congratulations to all of our graduates, and thank you to all who attended the ceremonies or watched online.


Commencement videos and photos

School of Communication Videos Photos
Kogod School of Business Videos Photos
School of International Service Videos Photos
School of Public Affairs Videos Photos
College of Arts and Sciences Videos Photos
Washington College of Law

You can also purchase a DVD of your commencement ceremony.

President's Award

Graduating American University senior Alexis Dobbs wins the President's Award.

Alexis Dobbs, a College of Arts and Sciences graduating senior, is the recipient of the 2014 President's Award. Click on the link below to read more about Alexis's academic and athletic achievements.

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Green Graduation Pledge

Compost used to grow new life

Take a moment to sign the Green Graduation Pledge, a national initiative promoting sustainability awareness after graduation. Students who sign the pledge will receive a green ribbon to wear at commencement.

Sign the Pledge

Commencement Guide

The 2014 commencement guide for graduates and guests was mailed on November 20. This guide has everything you need to know about commencement, including general information, schedules, and information for guests.

Download guide