Graduation Checklist

Are you ready for graduation?

Navigating graduation & commencement is easy!

  1. By April 15:
    1. Make sure you are eligible and apply for graduation (graduate students are exempt).
    2. Prepare to register for commencement
  2. Between May 2-22:
    1. Register to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.  
    2. Record your name pronunciation - an email will be sent out shortly after registration.
    3. Verify your preferred name for the commencement program- an email will be sent out shortly after registration.
  3. Between May 24 - 26, stop by Grad Fair 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. to pick up your commencement apparel and guest tickets. If you have not registered by May 24, you may register at Grad Fair but a $20 late registration fee will apply. 
  4. Join UWAA and support the Senior Class Gift.
  5. Students who want to invite their family members or friends from outside US should review UW Bothell Center for International Education’s helpful information on their website. Please contact CIE at for further questions about the basic procedures.

Need additional help or information?
Email: uwbgrads@uw.eduor Call: (425) 352-5166.

June 15, 2022

Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion

Ceremony 1

  • Student check-in: 11AM
  • Doors open: 12 PM
  • Procession starts: 1 p.m. 

Ceremony 2

  • Students check-in: 3pm
  • Doors open at 4 p.m.
  • Procession at 5 p.m.

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