Graduation 2015-2016

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Fall 2015 Graduation will be held on December 8, 2015

Graduation Survey

Spring 2016 Commencement & Pinnings - May 10-14, 2016

  • May 10, 2016 - ADN Pinning/Graduation, 7:00pm
  • May 11, 2016 - LPN Pinning/Graduation, 7:00pm
  • May 12, 2016 - MLT Pinning/Graduation, 6:00pm
  • May 12, 2016 - PTA Pinning/Graduation, 7:30pm
  • May 13, 2016 - Pharmacy Technology, 5:00pm
  • May 13, 2016 - Respiratory Therapy Pinning/Graduation, 7:00pm

Summer 2016 Health Sciences Commencement & Pinnings - July 28-29, 2016

  • July 28, 2016 - Massage Therapy, 6:30pm
  • July 29, 2016 - Radiologic Technology, 7:00pm

Spring commencement ceremonies will be held Saturday, May 14th. In order to participate in the commencement ceremony, a student must have completed or be currently attending all courses necessary to satisfy degree or certificate requirements. If you finish your requirements during Summer, Spring or Fall Semesters, you are eligible to participate. There are steps you must take and deadlines to meet in order to graduate and participate in Spring graduation. Please review carefully the following information if you plan to graduate this year and/or participate in Spring graduation.

How do I petition?

  1. Obtain a petition form from the Records Office.

  2. Complete the petition with your academic advisor.

  3. If you are enrolled in a dual degree/certificate program, you must complete a graduation petition form for each degree/certificate.

  4. Return the completed and signed form to the Records Office.

Meeting with Advisor(s)

Students must meet with their academic advisor to receive approval of their graduation plan. Once approval is granted and review of degree requirements is completed, their advisor signs the graduation petition. Students should take the graduation petition to the Records Office.

Where to file Petition

Students should bring their signed petition to the Records Office.

Update Contact Information

Students should keep their address and phone numbers current in WEBADVISOR. Students should also regularly check their Washington State Community College student email account to view important messages, sent by the Records Office, regarding degree requirements and progress toward degree completion.

Caps & Gowns

Students participating in spring commencement must order their cap and gown by March 18 online at Students may pick up their cap and gowns in the Bookstore beginning April 28. The cost of the cap and gown is $30 and it must be paid to the Bookstore when it is picked up.

Graduation Invitations

Graduation invitations for students are on sale in the college Bookstore beginning April 14. The cost is .70 each.

Bookstore Hours

Monday - 7:30am – 6:00pm

Tuesday - Friday – 7:30am – 4:00pm


All diplomas are mailed to student's permanent address on file, they are not given out at the graduation ceremony.

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