2016 Commencement Weekend
May 6, 7, 8
Tickets are not required for the main ceremonies
and there is no guest limit.
Schedule Summary 

Choose the student level options from the menu on the left margin for details.

Friday, May 6
:  2:00-3:30pm Rehearsal at McCarthey

Saturday, May 7  (Ceremonies at McCarthey)
    8:30-10:00am Law Ceremony
        Reception at Law School until 11:30am
     12:00-2:00pm Graduate Ceremony
        Reception on McCarthey South Lawn until 3pm
     3:30-5:00pm Commencement Mass*
        Reception on McCarthey South Lawn until 6pm

Sunday, May 8:  
    9:30am-12:30pm Undergraduate Ceremony at Spokane Arena
        Reception on McCarthey South Lawn until 2pm

*Graduate and undergraduate students and families, of any faith tradition, are welcome to attend commencement mass. 

Student attire this year will have a new look along with a different vendor from previous years. Attire will be rented as opposed to bought through the vendor. There will be more information in early December.

To purchase a wheelchair for a ceremony, the student must check one out by Thursday or Friday at Health & Counseling Services and return it the following Monday. Wheelchairs will not be available for pick up and drop off throughout the weekend due to the high tendency them being taken when this is done. We therefore cannot do anything but the very rigid Friday/Monday check-in/check-out process. The cost is $5 (for wear and tear) and a $100 deposit will be put on the student account until the wheelchair is returned and checked back in.

To make a reservation call Health & Counseling at (509) 313-4067 or email


Commencement Weekends Coming Up:

   May 6-8, 2016
   May 12-14, 2017

Angela Ruff
Special Projects Manager