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CWU Commencement

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CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT

Congratulations on completing your degree program! This website is designed to help your friends, your family and you celebrate and honor your achievements and to make preparing for graduation easy and exciting. The pages of this site will be updated as information develops about registration, ceremonies and celebrations. You will be able to plan a visit, learn about the history of CWU commencements, and even meet our graduates--past and present. You are eligible to participate in our commencement ceremony if you have completed a degree in summer or fall 2013, winter 2014, or have applied to graduate spring or summer quarter of 2014. In addition, to participate in commencement you need to register at www.wildcatshop.net.

Registration will be open March 10 through May 26. Bachelor's candidates should contact Registrar Services to confirm their degree-completion status. Master's candidates should contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research to check the status of their graduation applications.

Some of your commencement questions can be answered by visiting http://www.cwu.edu/registrar/graduation-faq

In order to accommodate the great number of graduates and their families and friends, CWU will hold three commencement ceremonies:

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Tomlinson Stadium
1610 N. Walnut Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  |  (Students should arrive at the SURC no later than 8:00 a.m.)

Bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients in the College of Business and the College of Education and Professional Studies.

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Tomlinson Stadium
1610 N. Walnut Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  |  (Students should arrive at the SURC no later than 12:30 p.m.)

Bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients in the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of the Sciences, and interdisciplinary study and individual study majors.

Sunday, June 15, 2014
ShoWare Center
625 West James Street
Kent, WA 98032

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  (Students should arrive at the ShoWare Center no later than 11:30 a.m.)

This ceremony is open to graduates of CWU programs at campuses in Pierce County,
Des Moines, Lynnwood, and Everett.

View the slideshow below to see excerpts from CWU's 2012 Ellensburg graduation exercises.