UW Commencement

Eligibility to Participate

See eligibility page for more info. If you haven’t already graduated or applied to graduate, make sure you apply to graduate by April 17.  See your advisor.

Make the April 17 deadline to have your name printed in the Commencement program.* This means:

Note: Students will receive information via their UW.edu email with instructions about using a special web form to either select a “Commencement Program Name,” if desired, or request not to be listed in the Commencement Program. See more on the Eligibility page.

*Summer 2020 graduates’ names will be listed in the 2021 Commencement program.

Come to Grad Fair

The Grad Fair will take place at the University Book Store in early April. You’ll be notified of the exact dates and times. 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.

Get your picture taken with Dubs at Grad Fair!

Order Announcements, Class Rings and Diploma Frames

See the mementos and flowers page.

Prepare to Register/Order

Complete Registration/Order Form

The Registration/Order Form will be available from our website from May 6 through May 24. Be prepared to pay online with Visa, MasterCard, debit card, or valid checking account number.

Pick Up Your Order

June 2 – June 6 at the University Book Store, during regular store hours. Date will be selected when ordering online.

Oops! I Need Extra…

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

Come to Husky Stadium on June 13

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Start your day early, as traffic to Husky Stadium will be heavy. Graduation is one event where it’s not fashionable to be late!