2024 Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations Graduates!

The commencement ceremony is an ongoing tradition to celebrate your academic successes and accomplishments. Administrators, faculty, and staff all work hard to ensure this event is a memorable, special occasion for all graduates. We hope you will have a memorable experience at your commencement ceremony.

Commencement Date and Location

June 13, 2024, 2 p.m.

Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004 (Map)

Please review all information below to ensure you know how to fully participate in this year's ceremony. If you have questions about how to participate in the ceremony please email the Commencement Committee to have all your questions answered.

Information in the right hand navigation will also help you and your guests learn more about how to successfully plan and prepare to participate in this year's ceremony. That information includes student information, guest information, and frequently asked questions.

How To Participate

All graduates intending to participate in the ceremony must sign up to attend the ceremony.

Sign Up for the Ceremony


Please use the dates outlined below to plan your attendance at the commencement ceremony.

December, 2023

  • 2024 graduating class will be notified of the opportunity to attend the ceremony. The graduating class of 2024 includes the following quarter: summer quarter 2023, fall quarter 2023, winter quarter 2024, spring quarter 2024, and summer quarter 2024.

April, 2024

  • Announcements available in the Bookstore.
  • Caps and gowns available for purchase in the Bookstore.
  • Ceremony registration open and available online. The link will go live at that point. Students are notified of their ability to attend the ceremony.

May, 2024

  • Spring quarter graduates must have applied for graduation through the application for degree or certificate online process.

  • All other graduating quarters must complete the same form. If the form has not been completed, please complete it as soon as possible.

June 3, 2024

June 10, 2024

  • Final day to register for a seat at the ceremony.
June 13, 2024

Students are expected to arrive at Meydenbauer Center no later than 1 p.m.

Students will arrive at the Center and check in on the fourth floor. Please note the following:

  • In order to participate in the ceremony you must have your name card. That card will serve as your photography card, also. 

Please note:

  • Please make arrangements for the care of your children.
  • Do not bring anything large that will interfere with your ability to walk in the processional and sit in seats. 
  • Please do not bring anything valuable with you to the ceremony. If possible, leave your belongings with friends or family. The center does not have any lockers for use.