Sunday June 10, 2018 | Check-in 11:30 a.m. | 1:00 p.m. | Safeco Field
On June 10, 2018, the University of Washington Bothell community will come together to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2018.
Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Saturday June 9, 2018 |Check-in 10-10:30 a.m.| Ceremony Begins 11:00 a.m. | UW Bothell
Graduate students and their families are invited to attend the Hooding Ceremony in addition to the Commencement Ceremony. Reception to follow.
Registration for the ceremony including cap and gown order, name pronunciation, and preferred name is open through May 18.
Family and friends sharing in this monumental occasion can find details about tickets, parking, lodging and more, to ensure your experience is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Still have questions? Visit the guest FAQ.
Commencement Registration is Open!
Eligible students may register for the hooding (graduate students) and commencement (graduate & undergraduate students) ceremonies. New this year, students can specify how their name is read and their preferred name for the printed program. Check it out here:
3 Step Process to Commencement
Beginning May 1, eligible students may register for the hooding (graduate students) and commencement (graduate & undergraduate students) ceremonies. New this year, students can specify how their name is read and their preferred name for the printed program. Check it out here:
The path to graduation and participation in the Commencement Ceremony includes a few key deadlines. Please keep the following in mind:
April 13: Deadline to submit your graduation application or degree request in order to:
- ensure your eligibility to participate in the Commencement Ceremony
- include your name in the printed program
May 1 - 18: Register for the Commencement Ceremony and the Hooding Ceremony and order your cap and gown.
May 22 - 24: Attend Grad Fair to pick up your regalia, student ticket, guest tickets and more.
The Countdown to Commencement Begins
Ceremony Keynote Speaker Announced