Commencement Ceremony

The next Commencement Ceremony will be in 2024. Please check back later for full information!

BC student smiling at T-Mobile park

Congratulations, Graduates!

Bellevue College holds one main Commencement Ceremony per year. The 2023 ceremony was held on June 23, 2023.

The next ceremony will happen near late June, 2024. Full information, including the date, will be provided here.

Additional Information

  • Photos: A professional photo is taken of each graduate on the stage.
    • After the ceremony we post a link on this site where graduates can purchase photos.
  • Diplomas: We do not give diplomas to the graduates at the ceremony.
    • We mail diplomas to graduates after we verify your final grades.
    • It can take up to 12 weeks to get your diploma in the mail. Digital diplomas may take up to four weeks.
  • General Questions: If you have general questions about Commencement, you can visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact Alicia Keating Poulson:

Need help or have a question?

You can submit a ticket online, or take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Past Ceremonies

Watch the ceremony on YouTube. It was livestreamed on June 24th.

View the program [PDF] for the ceremony schedule and graduate names.

The college held two ceremonies in 2020 based on degree type. You can watch a full recording of both ceremonies online.

View this guide to find out which ceremony you should watch [PDF]

View or Download the Program Here [PDF] – includes the names of all graduates and the order of events

Blue Ceremony 2020 Video

Silver Ceremony 2020 Video

The college held two ceremonies in 2019 based on degree type. You can watch a full recording of both ceremonies online.

Professional photographs were taken as each graduate walked across the stage. You can find and purchase your photos on the Grad Images website.

Blue Ceremony 2019 Video

Silver Ceremony 2019 Video