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Office of the Registrar
Bouillon Hall 140
Phone: (509) 963-3001
Fax: (509) 963-1230
reg@cwu.edu

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Students walk to their commencement ceremony

Graduation Ready

Graduation Ready is a virtual event hosted by the colleges (CAH, CB, COTS, DHC, CEPS). During this event, a representative from each college will guide you on how to navigate their web site, teach you about valuable resources, and provide you with important information about graduation and the following processes:

  • Dates
  • Fees
  • Deadlines
  • Verification of degree information
  • Explanation of the Academic Requirement (AR) report
  • How to set up an internship
  • How to submit course substitutions
  • How to submit major elective approval forms

Watch the recorded presentation from January 12th, 2021.

Graduation Ready PowerPoint Presentation.

Applying for Graduation Online

Online is the easiest, fastest and preferred method of applying for graduation.

How to Apply Online (PDF)

Other Application Methods

Submit the Graduation Application (PDF) to Degree Checkout (Bouillon Hall 1st floor, Ellensburg Campus).

Graduation Application Deadlines

It is the responsibility of the student to apply for the degree in the Office of the Registrar. Application for the bachelor's degree must be submitted by the second Friday of the quarter preceding the quarter in which the degree is to be completed. Students who apply for graduation after the deadline may incur late fees.

Graduation Application Deadlines
Fall Quarter 2021 July 2, 2021 Fall 2022 July 1, 2022
Winter Quarter 2022 October 1, 2021 Winter 2023 September 30, 2022
Spring Quarter 2022 January 14, 2022 Spring 2023 January 13, 2023
Summer Quarter 2022 April 8, 2022 Summer 2023 April 7, 2023
Fall 2023 June 30, 2023

Petition for Late Graduation Application (PDF)

Graduation Fees
Fee Amount
Undergraduate Graduation Application $60
Graduation Re-Application $20
Graduation Late Application $35, after the 5th week of the deadline $70
Concurrent Diploma (2 degrees awarded in same term) $90 (includes basic application fee)
Split Diploma (2 majors in the same degree printed on separate diplomas) Done ONLY upon request. $90
Duplicate Diploma (extra copy of single diploma) (To reorder a diploma, go to ordering transcripts) $30

See the Staff page to get in touch with the Office of the Registrar.