Virtual Commencement

May 16, 2020

Join us for a virtual celebration!

We invite our graduates and the entire Law School community to connect and participate in our virtual events on Saturday, May 16.

Tune in at 10 a.m. to the main campus ceremony and at 11:30 a.m. for the Law School celebration with Dean Douglas and other special guests. Then join our live zoom receptions at 9 a.m. (LL.M.) or 1 p.m. (J.D.) to meet up with fellow students and faculty. Links to the streaming celebrations are below. Links to the zoom receptions will be sent by email. (All times are ET).

Schedule of Events
Three column table with a top header row.
Event Time Access the Event*
LL.M. Reception 9:00 a.m. Zoom invitations will be sent by email
Main Campus Celebration 10:00 a.m. Watch the celebration
Law School Celebration 11:30 a.m. Watch the celebration

J.D. Receptions

1:00 p.m. Zoom invitations will be sent by email

*Contact Ali Trivette if you have any issues. 

Share your favorite Law School photos

We invite you to share your messages of congratulations, photos and videos on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook using #WMLawGrad. We'll reveal words of wisdom, your images and videos, and memories from the Law School. 

Wednesday, May 13th 
George Wythe shares his congratulations. {{YouTube:large:left|huqSiRTIc3g, GEORGE WYTHE CONGRATS}} 
Thursday, May 14th 
See Xi Chen's graduation message and glimpses of her time at the Law School. {{YouTube:large:left|X1FJ3P0dJRg, XI CHEN'S TRIBUTE}} 
Friday, May 15th 
Relive your memories from the last three years. {{YouTube:large:left|C1UGEoBzJXQ, LAW SCHOOL SNAPSHOTS}} 


Commencement Weekend 2020
October 9-11, 2020

Formal Commencement exercises this year are merely postponed – we WILL come together on campus, in person to celebrate the Class of 2020, their resilience, and their many accomplishments. Mark your calendars now for the weekend of October 9-11, 2020. That will be the time for this year’s Commencement Weekend in Williamsburg.  Visit the Commencement Weekend website.