Registration open for commencement day


The registration page will remain open until May 22. You can also order extra tassels as well as a parking permit and more at the same time.

As a reminder, we are providing five guest tickets for each participating graduate. We will also open part of Husky Stadium for overflow seating. You can order those tickets when you register.

Grad Fair
You can pick up your regalia, student ticket, guest tickets and parking permits at Grad Fair, May 24-26, at the North Creek Events Center.

All you have to do is show up and we'll provide the fun atmosphere with music and a professional photographer who will be on hand to take cap-and-gown photos of you and your friends.

Lights, camera, action
When the big day arrives, Sunday, June 12, participants are advised to check in between noon and 1 p.m. at the Dempsey indoor practice facility next to the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion on the UW Seattle campus.

Noted author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will deliver the commencement address.

The ceremony will be shown live on UWTV and streamed through the University’s website.

Grads, you are invited to share your excitement about your accomplishments through photos, short videos, and what you loved most about your UW Bothell experience. Give a shoutout to those who supported you through your journey.

Use #uwbgrad2016 on social media and your post may be shown on the big screen at commencement through the #tagboard network.

Best Day Ever
We expect the largest graduation ceremony to date with about 1,300 of the 1,800 spring grads from the Class of 2016 taking the diploma walk.

“We’re looking forward to making this the best day ever for graduates and their families,” says Lisa Walker, assistant director for events and marketing, who has been organizing UW Bothell commencement activities for 15 years.

Need answers?
Detailed information for all things graduation-related is available online through the University’s commencement website.
For any questions about the commencement ceremony, please contact the UW Bothell Commencement Office at 425-352-5166 or

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