2016 WGU Washington Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, April 16, 2016

The KeyArena

Seattle, Washington


Congratulations to our 2015-16 graduates! If you plan to attend commencement, be sure to review the graduate checklist on the graduate page. You can access the page using the navigation bar to the left hand side.


Faculty members should review the faculty page. Students and alumni who would like to volunteer at commencement should check out our volunteer page.




Register for the WGU Alumni Community to ensure you receive the latest commencement ceremony information.


Review the commencement ceremony participation guidelines to find out if you are eligible to walk in the upcoming commencement ceremony. If you have any questions or would like to discussion your participation eligibility, please contact wacommencement@wgu.edu.


Graduation Application
Graduating students who have completed all their degree program requirements need to apply for graduation. Please speak to your mentor about the graduation application process.


Please complete the ceremony RSVP form to indicate your participation in the commencement ceremony and to generate your name card for the stage announcer.

If you are in your final courses or completing your Demonstration Teaching or Clinical Experience, you will need to submit an exemption request to the Records Office in order to participate in commencement. Please entitle your exemption email "Commencement Ceremony Participation Request." If your participation is approved, Records will send you instructions for registering.

Important: You will need to know your 9-digit student ID to complete the commencement ceremony RSVP form. If you do not remember your student ID or username, please contact Alumni Relations at alumni@wgu.edu or 1-866-895-9660 xt. 2085.


Place your cap and gown order.


Review your commencement guidebook.


Complete our graduate survey.


RSVP for the graduate & faculty mixer.

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