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School and department ceremonies

School of Art Graduation Celebration


June 11, 2016


9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Meany Hall

Event Comments:

Congratulations graduating students from the UW School of Art + Art History + Design!

If you are graduating in autumn 2015 or winter, spring, or summer of 2016, we want to honor your accomplishments.

Festivities: Faculty and student keynote speakers, presentation of Graduating with Excellence Awards, review of the past four years in pictures and video, call of student names and presentation of certificates by faculty.

Registration and tickets: Register online by May 28th to request your tickets for the School of Art + Art History + Design Graduation Celebration. Graduating students may request up to six tickets (one for the student and five for family and friends).

Cap and Gown: Traditional dress is encouraged. Caps and gowns may be ordered from the Commencement website in early May.

Tickets Required?

Yes - tickets are required for both graduating students and their guests. Register for tickets here.

Cap and Gown Required?

Yes - wearing cap and gown is highly encouraged.

For Further Information Contact:

Laura Todd

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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