Graduation & Commencement | The Evergreen State College

Graduation & Commencement

Join us in celebrating the class of 2017! The graduation ceremony is an annual celebration open to all students graduating during the academic year, including summer quarter.

2017 Commencement
Friday June 16 at 1 pm
Red Square

About the Ceremony

Evergreen’s commencement is held outdoors on Red Square at the center of campus, rain or shine.

The ceremony begins at 1 pm and lasts approximately three hours. A reception will follow in the Daniel J. Evans Library Lobby.

Tickets are not required. Early arrival is recommended for best seating and parking.

What’s New?

Commencement Voting, Auditions and T-shirt Design Contest

Voting for the 2017 commencement guest speaker, theme and donation has concluded. See the Theme and Donation website for final theme and donation selections. Undergraduate speaker auditions and the t-shirt design contest have also concluded. Final speaker and t-shirt design selections will be announced mid to late May.

A Message from the Clean Energy Committee

In an effort to reduce plastic and have an increasingly sustainable Commencement ceremony, please bring a reusable water bottle and fill it up at water bottle fill stations throughout campus. Fill stations locations:

Upper campus

CAB Second Floor

Library First and Second Floor

Lecture Hall

Lab 1 Second Floor

Lab 2 Second Floor

Lower Campus

A Building Second Floor

HCC