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2019 CWU Commencement Ceremonies Begin June 7


More than 3,000 students will receive degrees at Central Washington University’s 127th Commencement ceremonies, which will be held this weekend.

At 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7, in Nicholson Pavilion, Master’s and Education Specialists (EdS) recipients will participate in the Graduate Hooding and Commencement Ceremony.

As is tradition, there will be two undergraduate commencement ceremonies on the Ellensburg campus. The 9:30 a.m. ceremony is for graduates of the College of the Arts and Humanities, the College of the Sciences, and Individual and Interdisciplinary Study majors. The 2:00 p.m. ceremony will honor graduates of the College of Education and Professional Studies and the College of Business.

At 1:00 p.m., on Sunday, June 9, graduates from the West Side University Centers will take part in a commencement ceremony at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

For more information about the 2019 Commencement, including parking, seating, and services, please go to