UW Commencement

School and Departmental Ceremonies

In addition to the official Commencement ceremony at Husky Stadium, there are over 100 school, college, departmental, and student organization graduation celebrations. Most take place during the week before Commencement or on the morning of Commencement Day. Links to event pages for each of schools, departments, or groups listed below will be added as information becomes available (beginning in Feb/March 2024). Information for all ceremonies is summarized in our 2024 At-A-Glance Guide, which will be linked on this page as the information is collected.

If you need immediate information about a school, college or departmental ceremony, please contact them directly or use the contact info in the listing below. Previous year’s listings will remain listed below until Feb/March 2024.

College of Arts & Sciences

College of Built Environments

Michael G. Foster School of Business

School of Dentistry

      • Investiture of Hoods
      • Oral Health Sciences

College of Education

College of Engineering
Allen School

College of the Environment

Information School

School of Law

School of Medicine

School of Nursing

School of Pharmacy

Evans School of Public Policy & Governance


School of Public Health

School of Social Work

Other UW ceremonies

      • UW Bothell Commencement
      • UW Tacoma Commencement

Commissioning ceremonies

Other celebrations

      • Alumni Association Grad-B-Q
      • Black Graduation and Kente Ceremony
      • Dream Project, Husky Leadership Initiative & Jumpstart Graduation Ceremony
      • Filipino Graduation Celebration
      • FIUTS Graduation Reception
      • Honors Program Graduation
      • Student-Athlete Graduation Reception
      • La Raza Graduation
      • Lavender Graduation
      • Pasifik Graduation Celebration
      • Phi Beta Kappa
      • Native Graduation
      • Robinson Center for Young Scholars
      • UW Academy and Early Entrance Program
      • Veteran Celebration of Excellence and Challenge Coin Ceremony