Two steps to graduate and celebrate! 

1. Apply for graduation

Apply for graduation through the Office of the Registrar or the Graduate School.

2. Register for the ceremony

You must register separately to participate in the Commencement ceremony.

Be advised that applying to graduate and registering for Commencement are two separate steps. Applying to graduate does not automatically register you to take part in the ceremony.

Commencement Registration Links

 Due Friday, April 7

 Due Wednesday, March 1

Who Can Participate?

WSU students from any campus

Any WSU student can register to participate in any of the WSU campus Commencement ceremonies. To register, you must have applied for your degree or have already received it. If you are finishing courses and expect to complete them before the cutoff date for graduation, you may participate in a Commencement ceremony.

WSU faculty

The University encourages faculty to participate to honor students’ academic achievements.

Who Can Attend?

Tickets are not required for admission. Graduates may invite as many friends and relatives as they wish to the ceremony.

Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Arrive early for the best seating. Guests may sit in any of the designated guest seating areas and may come and go at their leisure.

Only graduates are allowed to sit in the graduates’ seating area.