Graduate Ceremony

Sunday, June 17, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
KeyArena at Seattle Center
334 1st Avenue North


The graduate ceremony begins at 3:00 p.m. Please arrive no later than 2:15 p.m. for the processional line up.  

*Please note: doors will not open until 2:00 p.m. at KeyArena.

  • 2:00 p.m. Doors open
  • 2:15 p.m. Line up begins
  • 3:00 p.m. Ceremony begins
  • 5:00 p.m. Ceremony ends

Participants and guests can park in pay parking garages near KeyArena. Disabled parking is available in all garages. There are garages at 220 1st Ave. N (across from KeyArena); 650 3rd Ave. N (approx. 2 blocks away); and 516 Harrison St (approx. 5 blocks away).


All degree candidates are to wear their caps, gowns, and hoods for commencement. Please have your guests hold your cell phone, purse, bag, coat etc. during the ceremony as there is no secured location for these items in KeyArena, and you likely will not want to process with them. You will pick up your name card at KeyArena. 

No balloons or noisemakers are allowed inside KeyArena.