Faculty Commencement RSVP Form

Commencement RSVP for Faculty

All faculty are invited to participate in the Commencement ceremony. As official witnesses to the conferring of degrees, faculty play a vital role in the success of the ceremony. During the ceremony, faculty may participate either as members of the academic procession or sit in the reserved seating section.

Location: Toyota Center, 7000 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick, WA
Time: 1:00 pm
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Faculty will meet in the Charter HD Lounge of the Toyota Center. Upon entering the Toyota Center please look for signs to direct you to the Charter HD Lounge which is located upstairs in the Toyota Center.  Listed below is the time schedule for the day:

12:00 Noon – Arrive at the Toyota Center
12:00-12:30 p.m. – Light Refreshments Served
12:30-12:45 p.m. – Robing
12:45 p.m. – Line Up
1:00 p.m. – Commencement Begins
3:00 p.m. – Commencement Concludes

We hope you will join our graduating students to celebrate their success! Please complete the form below to RSVP your attendance:

Yes! I will be attending the WSU Tri-Cities Commencement.


I plan to attend and already have my own regalia

I plan to attend and will be renting/buying my own regalia*

I plan to attend but will not be wearing regalia. I would like to sit in the reserved seating.

If you need to rent your regalia, please submit a faculty regalia order using this RENTAL FORM. All orders must be submitted by Friday, March 22, 2019 in order to provide the best opportunity to receive the correct hood lining colors. After March 22nd, all regalia will be the standard black regalia and discipline hood, so be sure to order early.

Please take a moment to view this brief HOODING DEMONSTRATION.

Dissertation Chairs/Faculty Advisors
If you are a dissertation chair/faculty advisor that will be hooding a doctoral student - please let us know by checking the yes box below:

If you are a Director that will be hooding Masters students - please let us know by checking the yes box below:

Please check your WSU email for confirmation & information about commencement.