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Commencement Celebrate your accomplishment at a WGU Commencement Weekend.

A Message from the WGU Commencement Office

The WGU Commencement Office is thrilled to announce commencement dates and locations for our 25th anniversary year. To see a list of upcoming commencement, please click here. Make sure to review the updated commencement participation guidelines in effect for 2022 commencements.

How to Register for Commencement

1. Are you eligible? 

  • Are you a graduate?
  • Has your Graduation Application been submitted to the Student Records department?
  • Or do you have one final course left, such as capstone, final certification, or demonstration teaching? If yes, proceed.

2. Review upcoming ceremonies here.  

3. Navigate to the city of your choice and read through the details. Remember to scroll to the bottom of the page to view deadlines for ordering your cap and gown.

4. Click the blue button on the city page that says “RSVP Now” 

5. Watch for emails about your commencement beginning 4-6 weeks before the ceremony and download the Commencement App, available in the Android and iOS stores or at All ceremony details will be loaded onto the app 1 week before the commencement.

Note that if you are not yet eligible for commencement, please email us at when you are enrolled in your final course, and we would be happy to confirm your eligibility.

CDC Guidelines

WGU remains committed to the health and safety of our graduates, guests, and employees, and is closely monitoring local conditions with respect to COVID-19.

We are no longer requiring masks to be worn during Commencement Weekend and we may update this policy should local guidelines change. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this fluid situation.

Updated Commencement Participation Guidelines


Stay in the Know

1. Visit this link to opt in to receive commencement updates. 

2. Refer to this WGU Commencement page for the latest and most accurate information. 


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