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Graduation Events

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2023 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 host 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 10, 2023

For graduates who earned their degrees in Summer 2022, Autumn 2022, and Winter 2023, or have submitted their master’s degree request for Spring 2023, or have a reasonable expectation of graduating in Summer 2023.

Note: The Commencement program lists the names of graduates from Summer 2022 through Spring 2023. Summer 2023 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 11, 2023

The School of Public Health will host an in person celebration.

Autumn 2022 through Summer 2023 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 18, 2023

Graduating students will be recognized at an afternoon celebration starting at 1 pm in the Hans Rosling Center for Population Health.

Autumn 2022 through Autumn 2023 graduates are eligible to participate. Faculty, staff, graduate students, and graduate student guests are invited.

If you have questions, please email