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Students who earned a degree in autumn 2019 or winter 2020 — or have applied to graduate for spring 2020 or summer 2020 — 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 17, 2020.

Master’s candidates

Graduate students are eligible to apply for graduation in the quarter they are planning to graduate.  For more information and to apply please visit the UW Graduate School webpage. Graduate students must contact their graduate program advisor by April 17, 2020 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 2020 virtual Commencement program will list the names of graduates from Autumn 2019 through Summer 2020. Note: Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 undergraduate candidates must have their Application to Graduate submitted by the deadline of April 17, 2020. Graduate students must contact their graduate advisor by April 17, 2020 in order to have their names listed.

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