The 2017 SEFS graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, June 9, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Kane Hall room 120. The ceremony will be followed by a cupcake reception in the SEFS courtyard.

UW Commencement

2016 SEFS Graduation Program

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

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, but business casual dress is encouraged.
  • 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, 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 light lunch reception in 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.

2015 SEFS Graduation Celebration