Commencement information

Fall 2020 Commencement—10 a.m. Sat., Dec. 12

Join in the virtual event. Celebrate your academic accomplishments with peers, family and friends! Learn more about WSU Fall Commencement.


Graduating students

Did you know applying for graduation and participating in commencement are two separate processes?

Graduation (awarding of your degree)

  1. Apply to graduate in myWSU by the academic calendar deadline (if you wish to participate in Commencement).
  2. Settle all financial obligations.
  3. Graduate! Degrees will post once all final grades are entered and your requirements are fulfilled.
  4. Patiently wait for your diploma to arrive at your permanent address.

Commencement ceremony

Global Campus student?

If you are planning to participate in the Vancouver ceremony and haven’t already emailed us, please email us now at van.registrar@wsu.edu. The email should include your name, ID #, major and a note indicating that you would like to participate in the Vancouver ceremony.

WSU Vancouver merchandise

Your source for WSU merchandise, including diploma frames and alumni gear, is the student bookstore, The Bookie, on the WSU Vancouver campus. The Bookie will have WSU items for sale at a booth at the amphitheater on commencement day.

For information and store hours visit The Bookie​ or call 360-573-0447.