2023 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 16, 2023, 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 learn more.

Commencement Program and Livestream Information

You can watch the 2023 Commencement ceremony and access the full event program and list of graduates online. See links below. 

Watch the 2023 Commencement!

 Event Program


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

January, 2023

  • 2023 graduating class will be notified of the opportunity to attend the ceremony.

April, 2023

  • 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 1, 2023

June 1, 2023

June 14, 2023

  • Final day to register for a seat at the ceremony.
June 16, 2023

Students are expected to arrive at 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.