September 05, 2020

2020 Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Event Details

Date & Time

Saturday, Sep 05, 2020 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Event Link

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Free. No Guest Limit.


McCarthey Athletic Center | 801 N Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99258


Angela Ruff
(509) 313-3572

Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Student Life

About This Event

Join us for a celebration ceremony for all master’s and doctoral students completing degrees in 2020. The ceremony will take place at the McCarthy Athletic Center beginning at 12 noon.  

Doors open for guests at 11 am. 

Students line up in the Volkar Center Gym at 11:15 am. 

A reception is hosted on Herak Quad Lawn following the close of the ceremony at about 2 pm until 3:30 pm.

Students return rental attire to the Zag Shop by 5 pm.

Things to know 

  • Our Commencement Weekend App will go live June 1
  • Professional and responsible behavior is expected, the ceremonies are alcohol/substance free events
  • No balloons, large signs, or loud sound items are allowed in the ceremony facilities
  • Each facility will utilize metal detectors and bag reviews; clear bags are not required
  • Accessible seating is available at each facility, managed by the professional facility team
  • Students can obtain wheelchairs through Health and Counseling Services  (limited number available)
  • Live Text Captioning and Live Web Streaming will be available for each ceremony and mass; links will be available on the main Commencement Weekend page during events
  • Ceremony photographs are available for purchase by June 1

For more information about Commencement Weekend, be sure to check the 2020 Commencement Weekend page.