Dear Wildcats,

We regretfully announce the cancellation of the 2020 Commencement ceremonies (Ellensburg/Kent). The well-being of our Wildcat family is our top priority. We are actively working on an alternate plan to recognize the class of 2020. We will continue to share updates as information is available.


You are eligible to participate in the Graduate Hooding and Commencement Ceremony if you completed a Master's or Education Specialist degree in the summer or fall of 2019, winter of 2020, or have applied to graduate spring or summer quarter of 2020.

To participate in this ceremony, you must have a Final Folder Check (application for graduation) on file with the School of Graduate Studies and Research. To confirm your Master’s or Education Specialist degree completion status, contact the School of Graduate Studies and Research at (509) 963-3101 or by email at

If you plan to participate in this ceremony, registration is required which will be open March 1st – May 10th, 2020.