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 p.m.
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 p.m. 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.

Help plan your ceremony

Students eligible to graduate this academic year may vote for class theme, guest speaker and class donation through February 16, 2017. Read a short bio on each of the potential speakers and learn more about the potential themes and donation organizations, then login to and cast your vote through the survey link in your to-do list.