The 2019 SEFS graduation celebration will take place on Friday, June 14, from
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Kane Hall room 130. The formal program will be followed by a reception in the SEFS courtyard.

For information about UW Commencement, please use this link:
UW Commencement

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 for undergraduates and Master's students, but business casual dress is encouraged. For PhD students, a cap and gown are required for the hooding ceremony. Our tassel and hood colors are golden yellow to correspond with other College of the Environment programs.
  • 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, a hooding ceremony for Ph.D. 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 reception at 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.

2018 SEFS Graduation Program

2017 SEFS Graduation Program