George Mason University
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George Mason University

Graduation and Commencement

CVPA Degree Celebration 2018

Thursday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m.
Center for the Arts Concert Hall

Watch a recording of the graduation ceremony.

CVPA Graduation Celebration 2018

CVPA Degree Celebration Ticket Information

March 6 – April 17, 2018

Students may begin requesting tickets on March 6. They may only get their initial allotment (8 for doctoral candidates and 6 for everyone else) through April 17.

Beginning April 18, they may request additional tickets (within reason), if there are any tickets remaining at that point.

CVPA Degree Celebration is a General Admission event (no assigned seating). General Admission tickets cannot be reprinted. Do not lose your tickets.

Ticket limits will be based on availability. Please request only what you need.

Degree Celebration Details for Graduates

Degree Celebration participants must arrive no later than 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 17.

12:45 p.m. Graduates arrive in the outside plaza between Concert Hall and Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall) for sign-in, instructions, and lineup. In case of inclement weather, please report to the 1st floor of the Performing Arts Building, Room A105 (TheaterSpace).
1:30 p.m.

Degree Celebration begins

3:00 p.m. Degree Celebration ends

Graduates must wear caps and gowns for the Degree Celebration. For more information about caps and gowns, please contact the University Bookstore at (703) 993-2666.

Additional Information for 2018 Graduates:

George Mason University Commencement 2018
Friday, May 18
10:00 a.m.
EagleBank Arena

For further information, please visit the following links:


Twitter: @CVPAatMason


CVPA Graduation Celebration 2018
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