Law Commencement


Law School Commencement 2016

For Law School students completing studies in 2016. No tickets required for this celebration event.  No guest limit.

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Commencement Speaker:
Bob Ferguson

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will deliver the
Law Commencement address, sharing insights from his vocation
and passion to help people achieve peace and justice in their lives.

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The Law Medal: Gary Randall

Professor Emeritus Gary Randall will receive the Law Medal in
recognition of his highly effective teaching and strong support of
students for nearly 30 years, and for his contributions to the fields
of tax and property law.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 -
Law Commencement Friends and Family Social 6:45 to 9:30 p.m in the Law School

Friday, May 6, 2016

Student Rehearsal 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in McCarthey Athletic Center- a courtesy event to help students prepare, not required but recommended. 
Law Commencement Mass 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. University Chapel in College Hall.  All are welcome.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Law Commencement Ceremony 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. McCarthey Athletic Center

8:00 a.m.  McCarthey doors open for guest seating
8:00 a.m.  Class picture in front of School of Law Building
8:15 a.m.  Graduates line up in the Martin Centre gym
8:30 a.m.  Academic Procession and Ceremony begins
10:00 a.m. Social for graduates, family and faculty at the School of Law

Graduates will be wearing rented academic robes made from recycled material, with a keepsake tam and tassel.  Ordering now available under Quick Links (right margin).

Ceremony Photographs:  A professional photography company will take three photos of your student at the ceremony –posed before going on stage, with the dean on stage, and with the president upon leaving the stage.   Guests will not be allowed onto the ceremony floor to take photographs. Proofs available from vendor within three days. 

Ceremony Protocols and Seating Map
Angela Ruff
Manager, Academic Events