Campus Life: Commencement

Uniformed Services University Commencement Office
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Telephone: (301) 295-2114
Fax: (301) 295-1943

Did you know

School of Medicine students are required to commission into the Army, Navy, Air Force or Public Health Service prior to matriculating into the University. All students hold the service equivalent rank of an 0-1 throughout all four years of medical school. At the Commencement ceremony students once again take the Oath of Office, administered by the Surgeon General of their service, and are immediately promoted to the rank of an O-3.

Students taking oath at Commencement



The University will hold Commencement 2015 on Saturday, May 16th, from 10:30 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m., at the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall, 18th and D Streets, N.W., Washington, DC.

Hotel Information

There are many hotels in the National Capital Region to choose from when planning your USU Commencement experience. Web sites such as and have comprehensive directories for finding hotels in the local area.

Campus Access

Visitors wishing to visit the Uniformed Services University must follow base access guidelines. Review the guidelines by visiting USU Security.