Graduation

The 2018 SEFS graduation celebration will take place on Friday, June 8, from
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Kane Hall room 130. The formal program will be followed by a reception in the SEFS courtyard.

RSVPs for the graduation celebration are now closed. If you have questions about the event, you may contact David Campbell.

If you are interested in attending UW Commencement or renting a cap and gown, please use this link:
UW Commencement

SEFS Celebration FAQ:

  • When is the SEFS graduation celebration typically held?
    On the last Friday of Spring Quarter, with a reception following at the school.
  • Where is the SEFS graduation celebration typically held?
    In Kane Hall (wheelchair and stroller accessible reception following in Anderson).
  • Do I need to RSVP?
    Yes! Take our graduation survey, which will be available Spring quarter, to RSVP for the graduation ceremony.
  • Who can participate?
    All students who graduated in the Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer Quarters of the current academic year may participate.
  • How many family members and friends can I bring, and will they need tickets?
    No tickets are required, but space is limited.
  • Do I need a cap and gown?
    Caps and gowns are not required for undergraduates and Master's students, but business casual dress is encouraged. For PhD students, a cap and gown are required for the hooding ceremony. Our tassel and hood colors are golden yellow to correspond with other College of the Environment programs.
  • What is the program like?
    The formal program typically consists of an invited speaker, two student speakers chosen by graduating students, naming of the graduates, a hooding ceremony for Ph.D. graduates, and group pictures.
  • Will my name be read during the program?
    Yes! Names and personal statements will be read for each student attending the celebration.
  • Will there be refreshments?
    Yes! All participants are invited to a reception at Anderson Hall following the program.
  • Will there be a printed program with my name listed?
    Printed programs will be available with all the names that have been provided by the Registrar's Office for that academic year.
  • What about parking?
    Students should arrange for parking through the UW Commencement website.

2017 SEFS Graduation Program