Sunday, November 12, 2023



This event is reserved for students who will be completing their program requirements no later than the Fall 2023 semester (December 2023) and alumni who have not participated in previous ceremonies. Eligible graduates received an invitation email to register for the ceremony. If you did not receive an invitation email, but are eligible to participate, please email questions@jwmi.com. Each JWMI attendee may invite up to four guests to attend with them.


2:00 PM

Doors open—Check-in begins

3:00 PM

Alumni and Graduate Procession and Seating

3:15 PM

Welcoming Remarks

3:30 PM

Keynote Remarks

4:00 PM

Graduation Ceremony

5:00 PM

End of Ceremony—Alumni and Graduate Procession

5:00 - 6:00 PM



Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC 20004

How to get to the event


Located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, DC. Utilize the 14th Street NW building entrance for access to the JWMI Graduation event. Bring a government-issued ID and be prepared to go through a security screening upon entrance to the building.


Ronald Reagan Building offers onsite self-parking for $17 on the day of the event. Upon entry to the garage your vehicle will be screened; please plan accordingly. Parking spaces are not guaranteed and are on a first come, first serve basis. Additional building parking information can be found here. There is also limited metered parking available on nearby streets in addition to other self-park garages in the vicinity.


The Federal Triangle Metro Station (orange/blue/silver lines) is located on-site and is connected to the Ronald Reagan building by a covered passageway.

Health & Safety

We will take every step possible to ensure the health and safety of all participants. In order to participate in commencement, students and their guests must agree to the following practices to minimize risk to the Jack Welch Management Institute students, guests, faculty and staff:

  • Graduates may bring up to four guests
  • Masks will be optional for graduates and guests in all event spaces.

Commencement ceremonies may require heightened or less stringent COVID-19 protocols as determined by the University as well as state and local requirements that may be in place when commencement ceremonies are held. As we continue to monitor the public health situation and plan for commencement, we will post updates about plans and protocols for graduates and attendees.





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