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Students who earned a degree in autumn 2018 or winter 2019 — or have applied to graduate for spring 2019 or summer 2019 — are eligible to participate in this year's Commencement.

Bachelor's candidates

Undergraduate students must apply for graduation with their academic advisor. Once their application has been completed and received by the Registrar’s Office, undergraduate students are then eligible to complete the Commencement registration form. In order to access the online Commencement registration, spring and summer graduation applications must be completed by April 19, 2019.

Master’s candidates

Graduate students must contact their graduate program advisor by April 19, 2019 to have their name listed in the Commencement program. All graduate students must complete the Commencement registration form so that you can order apparel even if only participating in your department's hooding ceremony.

Listing your name in the program

The Commencement program lists the names of graduates from Autumn 2018 through Summer 2019. Note: Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 undergraduate candidates must have either their Application to Graduate submitted by the deadline of April 19, 2019. Graduate students must contact their graduate advisor by April 19, 2019 in order to have their names listed.

Note: Don’t want your name listed in the program? Contact the Office of the Registrar at 253-692-4913 before the above deadlines.