2018 Commencement Weekend
Mother's Day Weekend
May 11, 12, 13

Tickets are not required for the main ceremonies
and there is no guest limit.

Saturday, May 12

(All Events in  McCarthey Athletic Center)

9:00-10:15am  Law Ceremony
Reception at Law School until 11:30am

12:00-2:00pm  Graduate Ceremony
Reception on Quad Lawn until 3:00pm

3:30-5:00pm  Commencement Mass
(Meets Sunday obligation)* - all faiths welcome

Sunday, May 13

(Ceremony at Spokane Arena)

9:30am-12:30pm  Undergraduate Ceremony
Reception on Quad Lawn until 2:00pm

Student Attire

Attire pickup will be at the Zagshop beginning May 7th. 

Attire for undergrads, masters, and law students is a rental set with keeper cap and tassel by Herff Jones. Order your gown.

Forgot to return your attire from last May? Send it to the ZagShop:

801 E DeSmet Avenue, Spokane,  WA  99202

Ceremony Photographs

Grad Images our professional photography partner. They will take four photos of each graduate at the ceremony – posed in two places 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. An email with a link to proofs is available by June 1, and are accessible on the Grad Images site. 

Ceremony Videos

Graduation Nation is our professional video/DVD partner.  They take footage from the recorded ceremonies and produce DVDs for purchase.  Pre-orders are available in May, and the items are available in early June.  Postcards with information are mailed to all senior parents in May.

Text Captioning Link

Available during ceremony

Protocols & Seating

Will be posted by May 1

My Senior Year

Everything a senior needs to know for the final year of study.

Commencement Weekends Coming Up:

→ May 11-13, 2018
→ May 10-12, 2019
→ May 8-10, 2020

Angela Ruff
Special Projects Manager