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Graduation Events

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2021 Graduation Events

During the spring and summer, you will have several opportunities to celebrate your accomplishments. In addition to UW Commencement and the School of Public Health Graduation Celebration, the Nutritional Sciences Program (NSP) and Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics (GCPD) typically hosts a joint year-end celebration in your honor at the end of summer quarter.

Eligibility, registration, and other specifics vary for each ceremony.

UW Commencement

Saturday, June 12, 2021

This year, UW Commencement will be a live webcast.

Graduates who earned their degrees in Summer 2020, Autumn 2020, and Winter 2021, or have submitted their master’s degree request for Spring 2021, or have a reasonable expectation of graduating in Summer 2021.

Note: The Commencement program lists the names of graduates from Summer 2020 through Spring 2021. Summer 2021 graduates’ names will be listed in the following year’s program.

See UW Commencement for more information including how to register.

School of Public Health Graduation Celebration

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The School of Public Health will host a virtual Graduation Celebration.

Autumn 2020 through Summer 2021 graduates are eligible to participate.

See the School of Public Health Graduation Celebration for more information.

NSP Graduate Student & GCPD Year End Recognition

Friday, August 20, 2021

Graduating students are invited to drop in to a small celebration from 10 am – 11 am at the Courtyard between Raitt Hall and Savery Hall.

If you have questions, please email