She honed her research and counseling skills at Mason

Senior McKenzie Lauber has taken on many roles, from interviewing study participants to analyzing data, as part of the StrongerMemory project.

Photo by Cristian Torres/George Mason University

A Mason legacy pursues passion for journalism

Four years ago, Brad Byrne walked across the stage of EagleBank Arena for his high school graduation. This week, he will once more cross the EagleBank stage as a George Mason University graduate.

Photo by Ron Aira/George Mason University

Kimmy Duong 2023 Mason Medal Recipient

Tech entrepreneur, philanthropist, and refugee receives the Mason Medal, George Mason University’s highest honorary award.

Hannah Adamson 2023 Senior of the Year

Hannah Adamson knew after an 8th-grade trip to Washington, D.C., that the capital region was the place for her. She is graduating this May with a bachelor of arts in conflict analysis and resolution.

Photo by Ron Aira / George Mason University

Graduation Spring 2023

Now is the time for George Mason University, friends, and family to come together and celebrate all that you have achieved. Attend University Commencement and your college Degree Celebration to commemorate your achievements.

University Commencement

On May 18, 2023, at 10 a.m., President Gregory Washington presided at the University Commencement ceremony in EagleBank Arena, which featured student, faculty, and guest speakers. Guests also enjoyed live music during the event. Doctoral candidates were individually recognized and hooded; bachelor and master graduates were recognized as a group at their seats.

Degree Celebrations

Separate Degree Celebrations will honor school and college graduates, who will be individually recognized and photographed as they cross the stage. The events will also feature guest speakers from similar fields.

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If you have questions, please contact the Office of University Events ( or call 703-993-2853 between 9am-5pm M-F).

Congratulations on your degree and we look forward to seeing you at this important and celebratory experience for everyone!

Go Patriots!




Just-in-time hiring fair, monday may 22 from 1 to 4pm Dewberry hall, Johnson Center, Fairfax. Details at

Graduates, looking for a new job with your new degree? Don't miss out on the last career fair of the semester! The Just-in-Time Hiring Fair features more than 90 employers who are seeking Mason talent to fill their immediate job openings. The fair will take place May 22 on the lower level of the Johnson Center from 1 pm to 4 pm.

To help you prepare, University Career Services is hosting three prep events where you can improve your resume, practice interviewing, and get job search tips just before the fair.

  • 9 - 10:30 am: 90 Minute Job Search (Hybrid: 1201 Merten Hall/Zoom)
  • 9:30 am - noon: Career Studio (1202 Merten Hall)
  • 10:45 am - 12:15 pm: Interviewing with Confidence (Hybrid: 1201 Merten Hall/Zoom)

For more information, visit the event page on Handshake.