University of Washington Bothell

2016 Commencement

2016 Commencement

Sunday, June 12th

Student check-in: 12:00 p.m.

Ceremony begins: 1:45 p.m.


Key Dates

April 4 – 5

Ring and Announcement Fair

April 15

Deadline to submit your graduation application* in order to:

  • Ensure your eligibility to participate in the commencement ceremony.
  • Include your name in the printed program.

*Contact your advisor for more details.

May 2 – 22

Register for the Commencement Ceremony and order your cap and gown

May 24 – 26

Attend Grad Fair to pick up your regalia and graduate ticket, guest tickets, parking permits, and more.

June 12

Arrive at Hec Edmundson Pavilion between 12 – 1:00 p.m. to participate in the ceremony.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about the commencement ceremony, please contact the UW Bothell Commencement Office at 425-352-5166 or

Plan ahead

In order to walk in the ceremony, you must:

  • Submit a graduation application with your advisor. Only students with completed applications are eligible to participate in the ceremony.
  • Register online for the Commencement Ceremony, order guest tickets, and purchase regalia no later than May 22.

Guest Tickets

  • Each graduate participating in the ceremony may receive up to 4 guest tickets.
  • Live streaming will be available on the UW Bothell website for those who cannot attend in person.
  • Keep in touch as we plan additional viewing options.

Parking & Travel

  • A parking permit is required. You may purchase them when registering or day-of the ceremony.
  • Book travel and accommodations for family.

Special Accommodations

  • If you or your guests need accommodations such as an assistive listening device, a sign language interpreter, mobility impaired seating, wheelchair seating, make your request when registering.

Honors and Eligibility

  • Questions about baccalaureate honor cord eligibility should be directed to the Office of the Registrar: 425-352-5240

Join the UWAA and support the Senior Class Gift.

  • Leave your legacy and show your appreciation for the many opportunities you've had at UW Bothell.

Order announcements, class rings, diploma frames, and more.