University of Washington Bothell

Commencement

Commencement logo with text 31st annual commencement ceremony

Commencement returns to in person ceremonies to be held at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion

On June 15, 2022, the University of Washington Bothell will honor the graduating class of 2022 in double ceremonies. Graduates from the class of 2020 and 2021 have also been invited to participate.

Hundreds of graduates will take the floor at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to the cheers and applause of family members and friends.

It will be a once-in-a-lifetime event in the lives of graduates and parents alike - an experience not to be missed.

Graduates must register to participate in commencement.

The registration form is live and closes on Sunday May 22. 

Ceremonies schedule

1:00 p.m. Ceremony (doors open for guests at 12:00 p.m.) Students graduating from the School of STEM and School of IAS will participate in this ceremony

5:00 p.m. Ceremony (doors open for guests at 4:00 p.m.) Student graduating from the School of Business, School of Educational Studies, and School of Nursing & Health Studies will participate in this ceremony

The Graduate Hooding Ceremony is on June 11, on the UW Bothell Sports Field. Graduate check-in begins at 10:00 a.m. in the ARC (Activities and Recreation Center).

COVID protocol

The University of Washington Bothell will follow the health guidance of the State of Washington and King County Health Department for COVID protocols for this year’s commencement ceremonies.

Masks are not required but are strongly recommended.

*If you feel sick, test positive or have been exposed to COVID-19 please do not attend the ceremony.

Questions?

If you have questions about Commencement or related acitviites, please email us at uwbgrads@uw.edu