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School and department ceremonies

Astronomy Graduation Celebration


June 10, 2016


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Physics Astronomy Auditorium Building Room A118

Event Comments:

The Astronomy Graduation Celebration will take place on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 4:00pm in Physics/Astronomy A118.

A light reception (co-hosted with Physics) will begin at 4:00pm with the ceremony starting at 4:30pm.

Graduates should plan to arrive early as we will be asking them to line up around 4:15pm.

Both Physics and Astronomy will provide online RSVP links in April. If you are a double-major in Physics and Astronomy, you will need to decide which Department's ceremony you wish to attend. While the reception is co-hosted with Physics, our ceremonies are held in different auditoriums at the same time.

Tickets Required?

Yes. Department will be in contact with students with

Cap and Gown Required?

Not required, but encouraged.

For Further Information Contact:

Christine Edgar
(206) 543-9590

Parking Info

If you wish to park on campus, pre-paid parking permits will be required for this event. Students should purchase these permits for themselves and their guests through the order form, May 4 to May 22, 2016.

Commencement Day Schedule

June 11, 2016 / Husky Stadium
12:30 - Stadium doors open (bag inspection performed).
12:30 - Grads line up on the Outdoor Practice Field (security inspections performed).
1:30 - Procession begins
4:30 - Ceremony concludes

International family members

Are you inviting family members from outside the U.S.? You can help them apply for a visitor's visa. For more info, see the International Student Services website.

Rain or shine

Let's hope for a beautiful, sunny day! However, if it rains, plastic ponchos will be handed out to graduates. Umbrellas are permitted.

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