- College of Business and Economics
- College of Science and Engineering
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Woodring College of Education
- Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
- College of Fine and Performing Arts
- College of the Environment
- University Interdisciplinary Studies
Student protocols for attending commencement.
Diplomas are not distributed at commencement. Please read this page for more information about timeline and delivery.
Where to be and when on your ceremony day.
This will be available closer to the ceremony in December.
Graduates are invited to leave items reflective of their time at Western in the time capsule.
Accessibility accommodations for graduates and guests.
Information about guest seating, parking, dining, and retail hours can be found here. This will be updated as the ceremony date approaches.
Commencement ceremonies are held in Carver Gym, which is located in the middle of campus. Find parking and shuttle options here.
All graduates participating in commencement must wear the regalia appropriate to their degree. This graduate regalia is available to purchase from the Western Associated Students Bookstore.
Seeking a floral arrangement for your graduate? Please follow this link to find options and further information.
More information will be provided as we approach the December 2023 date.
Graduate slides featuring a photo and/or a message of thanks are available for viewing the week before the ceremony for those who chose to opt-in during the reservation process. This will not include all who graduated during the ceremonies.