Current Students

Graduation Events

Photo of UW student graduates wearing cap and gown

2020 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 13

This year, UW Commencement will be a live webcast.

Graduates who earned their degrees in Summer 2019, Autumn 2019, or Winter 2020, or have applied to graduate with a departmental adviser for Spring 2020 or Summer 2020 are eligible to participate.

Note: The Commencement program lists the names of graduates from Summer 2019 through Spring 2020. Summer 2020 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 14, 11:00am

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

Autumn 2019 through Summer 2020 graduates are eligible to participate.

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

NSP Graduate Student & GCPD Year End Celebration

Because of health and safety, this celebration will not take place in 2020. We will be in touch with graduating students directly about how they will be recognized.

If you have questions in the meantime, please email