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Graduation photographs

Photographs will be taken as each graduate approaches the stage and as they cross the stage by Chappell Graduation Images.

After Commencement, Chappell will send an email to your UW email account with a customer number and a link to view your photograph proofs online. There is no obligation to purchase.

Questions about commencement photographs may be addressed to or by calling 1-800-424-3686.


We are proud to present a unique graduation DVD that captures the entire ceremony. It includes the entrance procession, welcoming speeches, awards and recognitions, hundreds of candid event moments and a close-up of each graduate receiving their diploma.

With all scenes professionally recorded and presented by UW Tacoma's Media Services staff, this DVD makes an ideal gift for your family and friends. This DVD is a perfect way to share your day with those who cannot attend and also to preserve this proud moment for yourself.

There are two ways to order the DVD:

  • When you register for Commencement and order your cap and gown
  • Order your DVD online here.

DVDs are usually delivered about 6 - 8 weeks after the ceremony.