For Students


Information about attending Commencement.


If circumstances prevent participation, please contact the University Events Office at .


Visit our “Where to Stay” page for information on local hotels and discounts available to the Southwestern community.

Getting To Southwestern University
  • From Interstate Highway 35: Exit 261 (Georgetown). Follow Texas Highway 29 east into Georgetown, approximately 1.5 miles. Turn left at the Maple Street stoplight, the first street after the train tracks. 
  • From State Highway 130 (Tollway): Exit 415 (Georgetown). Follow Texas Highway 29 west into Georgetown, approximately 2.2 miles. Turn right at Southwestern Blvd. 

Please note that campus parking is limited. Carpooling is recommended.

Campus/Accessibility Maps
Special Needs                                                                       

Only ground seating will be available on the Academic Mall. Guests who need extra time to get to their seats will be given access starting at 4:45 p.m. All other guests may arrive at 5:15 p.m. to take their seats. For questions or concerns about special needs accommodations, please contact University Events at


Commencement will be streamed live. The link will be available at a later date.