Save the Date
Western Governors University
2016 Winter Commencement
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Disney Coronado Springs Resort*
1000 West Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830
*Note: Park tickets are not required to enter the Disney Coronado.
Commencement will be held inside the hotel's ballroom.
Call for Student Speakers We want to hear your WGU story!
Western Governors University is now accepting student speaker applications
for the 2016 Winter Commencement Ceremony to be held on February 6, 2016, in Florida. Selected student speakers will have the opportunity to deliver a 5-minute speech about their WGU story to fellow graduates, faculty, and guests. We are looking for compelling stories about how WGU has made a difference in your life and how earning a degree has changed your life for the better. We invite all eligible students and graduates to apply. To give you an idea of what we are looking for, here are some student speeches
. The deadline to apply for student speaker is December 2
Call for National Anthem Singers
Disney Theme Park Ticket Savings Info for WGU Grads
2016 Winter Commencement Program Book Cycle
The program book cycle is not the commencement ceremony rsvp deadline. This does not impact your eligibility to walk at a commencement.
The 2016 Winter Commencement program book will automatically include names of those who graduated from July 7, 2015 - December 18, 2015
. The records department compiles this list of graduate names from processed graduation applications. Those who graduate after December 18th will be published in the next commencement book.
Do you have questions about commencement?
Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions
page on commencement. You will find information about the program book, participating in a commencement, rsvp form, cap and gown, etc.