Washington University in St. Louis

Commencement Office

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver Commencement address

Renowned foreign policy expert, distinguished scholar, and former top official at the U.S. Department of State Anne-Marie Slaughter has been selected to give the 2018 Commencement address according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.

Chancellor Wrighton made the announcement to the Class of 2018 during the annual Senior Class Toast on Thursday, April 5, in the Danforth University Center. Read more.

aerial photo the the Quad during commencement

Congratulations, 2018 Graduates!

The all university Commencement ceremony will be Friday, May 18, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. rain or shine. Tickets are not needed for Commencement. Seats are available first come, first served. Please note, students will also be recognized at individual school ceremonies taking place May 15–18. Be sure to check the calendar of events for ceremonies affiliated with your school and program.

Visit commencement.wustl.edu for the latest information.

Please forward this information to family and friends who plan to join us for the celebration.

For students: preparing for Commencement

For parents and families: visiting WashU

Photography and Video

Visiting St. Louis

Weekend Alumni Activities

Reminders & Events

Now – May 18 Senior Survey Open
May 8–16 Senior Week
May 14 Chancellor’s Dinner for graduating seniors
May 15–18 Commencement


Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1179
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Phone: 314-935-8186
Email: commencement@wustl.edu
Web: commencement.wustl.edu