University of Washington Bothell

2018 Commencement

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Commencement 2018

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.


Students

Registration for the ceremony including cap and gown order, name pronunciation, and preferred name is open through May 18.

Guests

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.

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With so many graduation-related events and deadlines, we know students and guests have questions that need to be answered quickly. Faculty and staff: Find answers to your questions, too.



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5/1/18

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:

Complete all three steps to register for commencement.

 

4/23/18

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:

Complete all three steps to register for commencement.

 

4/2/18

Important Deadlines

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.

3/14/18

The Countdown to Commencement Begins

UW Bothell will be celebrating the 27th annual Commencement Ceremony. Prepare for the big day with instructions for Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students.

2/16/18

Ceremony Keynote Speaker Announced

This year’s speaker for the University of Washington Bothell commencement is Washington Supreme Court Associate Justice Mary I. Yu. She will address graduates at the ceremony June 10 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Read full Press Release.

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