The 2014-2015 academic year is the 266th year in the life of Washington and Lee University and culminates with the Commencement ceremonies for the School of Law,  and the undergraduate College and Williams School.

Many more details are available using the menu on the right. The ceremonies will be broadcast live on the Web at

Law Commencement 2015

The 160th commencement ceremony for the Washington and Lee University School of Law will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. on the Front Lawn of the main campus. Law Commencement Video -- Law Commencement Printed Program

Undergraduate Commencement 2015

The 228th undergraduate commencement will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. on the Front Lawn of the main campus. The Baccalaureate Service will be held the day before, on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., also on the Front Lawn. Baccalaureate Program -- Baccalaureate video -- Undergraduate Commencement Program -- Commencement video

Commencement News

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio

Monday, June 02, 2014

Worrying for the Class of 2014

Washington and Lee President Kenneth P. Ruscio cites the benefit of seeing the world from a wider perspective in a Richmond Times-Dispatch op-ed.


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Two 2014 Graduates Commissioned as U.S. Army Officers

Two Washington and Lee University graduates capped their Commencement day by being commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. John Bruch of Baltimore, Md., and Christina Lowry of Lexington,...