Register for Commencement

Congratulations class of 2022!

Join us for Central Washington University's Commencement ceremonies.

Graduating in 2022? We've got you covered!
Select an option below for detailed information regarding your Commencement process:

Welcome to CWU Commencement!

Planning for our 2022 ceremonies is currently underway. Detailed information and any changes will always be posted here as it develops. At this time, we do plan to hold in-person ceremonies, pending any major COVID-19 developments. The Commencement schedule is as follows:

Kent Commencement (for graduates of all University Centers in western Washington)
Sunday, June 5th, 1:00 p.m.
ShoWare Center, Kent

Graduate Hooding and Commencement (for graduates earning Masters and Eds Specialist degrees)
Friday, June 10th at 6:00pm
CWU-Ellensburg Campus – SURC Ballroom

Ellensburg AM Ceremony (for graduates in the College of Business and the College of Education and Professional Studies)
Saturday, June 11th, 9:30 a.m.
CWU-Ellensburg Campus

Ellensburg PM Ceremony (for graduates in the College of Arts and Humanities and the College of the Sciences)
Saturday, June 11th, 2:00 p.m.
CWU-Ellensburg Campus

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