Graduation Celebration FAQs

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Who is eligible to participate in the Economics Graduation Celebration?

Students who graduated in August 2019, December 2019, March 2016 or who have applied to graduate in June or August 2020 are eligible to participate.

How do I apply to graduate?

You need to meet with an economics academic adviser to fill out a graduation application. The deadline to submit your application so you can participate in the graduation festivities is Friday, April 17. To make an appointment to complete your application email

How do I know if I have already applied to graduate?

You can check for your graduation date on MyUW If your graduation date is not listed, then you have not applied.How will you know how to pronounce my name?

What about my diploma?

No. The UW will mail diplomas 3-4 months after students have officially graduated. At the Economics Graduation Celebration, you will receive a congratulatory certificate from the Department.