Traditional caps and gowns are recommended at all WSU in-person Commencement ceremonies.
Those being commissioned as officers in the ROTC program may choose to wear either their military uniform or a cap and gown.
|3.50 - 3.69
|Magna Cum Laude
|3.70 - 3.89
|Summa Cum Laude
|3.90 or higher
If you qualify for an honor cord, you will receive an email with information on when and where to pick them up leading up to Commencement.
April 25th – 29th
May 2nd – 6th
Honor cords will also be available for pickup on the day of Commencement at the Toyota Center.
Your WSU student ID is required to pick up your honor cords.
Final honors status (printed on your diploma and official transcript) will be based on all WSU graded credits and grade point average through your last term as an undergraduate, degree-seeking student.
Honor cords are based on fall 2021 hours and GPA.
Only undergraduates are eligible for honor cords; graduate students receive hoods.
If you have made arrangements to have regalia shipped to your home and it has not arrived yet, please contact Herff Jones customer service representative Howard Byrd at 503-701-9214 to track your order.
If the regalia order shipped to your home is not correct, please contact Herff Jones customer service representative Howard Byrd at 503-701-9214.
Absolutely not! The most important thing is that you get to celebrate your graduation with your family, friends, and classmates. Regalia is not required. We want to be able to honor your achievements regardless of regalia. Please join us!
If you have not received your graduation announcements yet or the quality doesn’t meet expectations, please contact Herff Jones customer service representative Howard Byrd at 503-701-9214. This vendor supplies WSU graduation announcements and is committed to addressing any customer service issues.