Ceremonies take place in Bender Arena on AU's campus. The SPA, SOC, and Kogod ceremonies will run approximately 2 hours and CAS and SIS approximately 2-1/2 hours. View the schedule of events.
Each ceremony includes an address by a graduating student as well a keynote speaker. Learn more about the commencement speakers.
Find out more information on commencement mementos, including, videos, flowers, photos and graduation announcements.
Find out how to get to and from AU's campus during commencement weekend.
American University welcomes all guests. Learn more about the campus's public safety polices during commencement.
Disability support information includes things like wheelchair rentals, parking, accessible entrances and special seating.