Saturday, December 10, 2016
Degree candidates should arrive at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center dressed in their regalia beginning at 11:30 a.m. for line-up procedures. Behind the stage, undergraduates will locate their college, graduate students the College of Graduate Studies, and law students the College of Law. College banners will be posted. Locate the staff person(s) in charge and pick up your name card. Note: Late arrivals will not receive a reader card or sit with their college, making it difficult to cross the stage, so please arrive on time for line-up.
Full academic regalia is required for participation in the ceremony, including cap, tassel, and gown (plus a hood for graduate and law students).
Doors open at 11 a.m. General seating in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center is free and on a first come basis, no tickets required, South Concourse Entrance. Concessions stands will be open, no alcohol or outside food allowed. Premium seating will go on sale starting October 3 at 9 a.m. Prices for premium seating are $475 for a suite, or $20 for club seats.
The President's Office will host a reception immediately following the ceremony. Degree candidates, their families and friends, and faculty are all invited to come together on the main floor of the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Light refreshments and photo opportunities will be provided.
Family and friends are urged to make lodging accommodations as early as possible since Washington State University commencements takes place on the same day.
Degree candidates or guests with disabilities may request assistance. Please make the request as early as possible because day of requests may not be able to be accommodated easily.