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Graduation checklist

UW Commencement

Make sure you are eligible to graduate

See eligibility page for more info. If you haven’t already graduated or applied to graduate, make sure you apply to graduate by April 13.  See your advisor.

Make the April 13 deadline to have your name printed in the Commencement program. This means:

Come to Grad Fair

The Grad Fair will take place at Mary Gates Hall Commons on April 4 and April 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. At the Fair you’ll see announcements, frames, and rings, and can have your graduation portrait taken. Our office will provide you with the appropriate academic regalia for your photos and there is no obligation to purchase.

Order graduation announcements, class rings, diploma frames

See the mementos and flowers page.

Prepare to register and order

  • Check with family to determine ticket & parking needs.
  • Determine if any guests need disability accommodations.
  • Review cap and gown information.
  • Check with your school, college, or department regarding their celebrations. See other ceremonies page.

Complete registration/order form

The registration/order form will be available from our website from May 2 through May 20. Be prepared to pay online with Visa, MasterCard, debit card, or valid checking account number.

Pick up your order May 29 – June 2 at the University Book Store

Oops! I forgot something! I need extra…

No worries. We usually have extra tickets and parking permits available.

Come to Husky Stadium on June 9 at 12:30 p.m. and celebrate!