Student at Convocation

Congratulations to all of our graduating students in the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and graduate certificate programs on completing your programs of study! Please read through the following information carefully to ensure you have a stress-free end of program celebration. If you have questions, please call 206.543.8736.

The School of Nursing Convocation & Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am at Meany Theater.

Online streaming

A live stream of the event will be available. Check back soon for a link to the video.

Convocation day schedule

Remember that tickets for guests are REQUIRED to enter Meany Theater for Convocation. Graduates and faculty participating in Convocation do not need tickets for themselves.

7:30 a.m. Graduates report to the Studio Theater
7:45 a.m. Award winners and student speakers report to the Green Room
8:00 a.m. Box office opens for Will Call tickets
8:15 a.m. Lobby opens for disability seating groups
8:30 a.m. Disability seating groups seated in auditorium
8:45 a.m. Doors open for general seating; faculty report to the Studio Theater
9:30 a.m. Convocation ceremony begins
11:00 a.m. Refreshments served in the lobby

Information for students

Tickets are required for guests to enter Meany Theater; graduates are guaranteed three guest tickets, and up to three additional tickets per graduate may be available upon request.

Between May 2-20, each graduate MUST:

  1. CONFIRM your participation in the School of Nursing ceremony and request guest tickets via the Catalyst survey.
  2. REGISTER on the UW’s Commencement website to order and pay for parking permits and academic apparel for the June 8 Convocation ceremony, even if you do not plan to participate in the University Commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 9.
  3. REVIEW important information about the morning of Convocation on the student instructions page

Autumn and winter quarter graduates

Convocation communications will be sent via email to the nursing student listservs. If you will graduate before Spring Quarter 2018 and want to participate in Convocation, please complete our online survey so we will be able to get information to you

Complete the survey

Information for faculty

Faculty should order regalia (if necessary) by May 8, 2018 and RSVP online by May 31, 2018 if you plan to participate in Convocation:

Graduation requirements

Check your degree program section, as well as the UW home page, for instructions and guidelines on graduation from your program. More information about the UW policy and minimum requirements for earning your degree is available online.

If you are graduating this year, visit the UW Commencement website to receive up-to-date information about the ceremony, including how to register to participate.

If you would like to participate in the School of Nursing Convocation ceremony but are unsure if you qualify, read Student and Academic Services Memo No. 28: Eligibility to Participate in the School of Nursing Convocation.