Commencement Ceremony 2019

Student in cap and gown at graduation ceremony

Congratulations, Graduates!

Commencement is about our community coming together to honor your achievement. On June 21, 2019, we are pleased to invite families and friends to celebrate our graduating class of 2018-2019.  You can find general information about the upcoming ceremony here. More information will be made available as we approach June, so stay tuned and check back to this web page.

Important Information

When: June 21, 2019

Where: the Bellevue College campus

Who: All students who graduated in Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and students who applied for Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 are invited.

Tickets: Tickets are free and are limited to six per graduate. Tickets will be available in the bookstore beginning May 20.

Cap & Gowns: Regalia can be picked up at the BC Bookstore beginning May 20.

Faculty: Faculty are invited to attend the ceremony of their choice.  Most attend the ceremony associated with the program for which they teach.  Faculty are not expected to attend both ceremonies

Two ceremonies are scheduled: Blue Ceremony & Silver Ceremony

The Blue Ceremony is scheduled 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Graduates line up beginning at 3:00 pm.

The Silver Ceremony is scheduled 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Graduates line up beginning at 6:30 pm.

Students may attend one ceremony only.

Which ceremony do I attend?

Students earning degrees or certificates that span both ceremonies must choose one ceremony to attend. The Blue Ceremony is for Associate Transfer degrees.The Silver Ceremony is for all Bachelor degrees, Professional/Technical degrees and certificates, and Non-Transfer degrees, including general education and high school completion.

More information will be made available as we get closer to June.  An email with further details will be sent to students at the beginning of May.

Tickets for commencement are limited to 6 per graduate.

Last Updated April 17, 2019