W. Scott Amey

W. Scott Amey

2024 GW Engineering Graduation Celebration keynote speaker this Friday, May 17th in the Charles E. Smith Center.

Young People Make History and It’s Our Job to Support Them

The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science (GW Engineering) is excited to welcome W. Scott Amey, M.S. ‘75 as the 2024 GW Engineering graduation celebration speaker. Amey, a successful engineering entrepreneur, earned his master’s in computer science from GW Engineering in 1975 and is the founder of the school’s W. Scott Amey Career Services Center.

“I’ve always been someone who believes in the power of having an impactful network,” said Amey. “This is one of the reasons I helped establish the career center within GW Engineering. I wanted to create a resource that students could use to build their career readiness and professional networks.”


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School of Engineering and Applied Science
2024 School Celebrations
May 16-17, 2024

GW Commencement on the National Mall - Sunday, May 19, 2024




Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 4:00 pm
Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
Each graduate will receive 3 guest tickets.


GW Engineering Celebration

Friday, May 17, 2024 at 7:00 pm
Charles E. Smith Center
Each graduate will receive 6 guest tickets.




Stay tuned for the live streamed celebration! The School of Engineering and Applied Science Graduation Ceremony will begin at 7:00pm Eastern Time on May 17, 2024. Please press play at that time to begin watching the live celebration. 






Commencement Registration



Registration for students will close on Friday, April 26; any student that registers from April 23-26 will be able to claim tickets but will not have the option to record their name.

Before registering, make sure you:

Graduates must register, and record their names, by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Saturday, April 22, 2024. If you have questions about the registration process, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or contact [email protected].  


No paper tickets will be distributed this year. Beginning April 1, 2024 graduates must register themselves and their guests online to attend the SEAS Graduation Celebration, Commencement on the National Mall and other related events taking place the week of commencement.


Register for Commencement




Hail Alma Mater
To thy spirit guiding,
Knowledge thy closest friend
In its strength abiding,
Pledge we fidelity
Ne'er its place resigning,
Hail thee George Washington!