Registration and Grad checklist

Step 1: Make sure you are eligible


Step 2: Register/RSVP for the 2021 ceremony




Complete the Registration/Order Form between April 26 – May 16:

  • RSVP for the ceremony
  • Update your mailing address to receive a Celebration Box inlcuding a diploma cover, printed program, and other special gifts.
  • Contribute to the Senior Class Gift benefitting the UW Bothell COVID-19 Emergency Student Fund.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to recieve a celebration box, you must complete the registration form and fill in your mailing address.


Step 3: Order your cap & gown

Order your cap & gown  between April 26 - May 24

  • After you fill out the registration form, you will be sent a confirmation email with a link and access code to order your cap & gown.
  • Any items you order will be shipped directly to you at the address you provide. It can take between 3 to 14 days for you to receive your cap and gown order – the earlier you order, the more likely you will receive it prior to the ceremony Sunday, June 13. 

Changes or Refunds on Orders

  • Once your order form has been submitted, you will not be able to make changes online.
  • For cancellations and refunds, please contact Oak Hall at 1-540-378-7099 (UW student dedicated hotline)

    • PLEASE NOTE: Once your order has shipped, there will be no returns or refunds.
    • PLEASE NOTE: To order cap & gown, you must complete the registration form.


Step 4: Submit Grad Moment

Fill out the 'Grad Moment' form between April 28 - May 24

  • Grad Moment customization closed on Monday, May 24 at 11:59pm PST.

PLEASE NOTE: To get the link to fill our your grad moment slide, you must complete the registration form.


Step 5: Order Announcements, Class Rings and Diploma Frames

  • Visit our Vendor Showcase page to purchase announcements, class rings, etc. at any time.


Step 6: Attend the ceremony on June 13 at 1:00 p.m.

  • After you submit the Registration form, order your regalia and submit your grad moment form, all you have to do is come back to the commencement website on the day-of to join the ceremony.