How and When to Order: The website to order regalia will by live mid-May 2020. Students will receive email updates when orders are available.


Tickets will be allocated by the Student & Career Services office in mid-April. There is no cap on tickets this year; students may receive as many tickets they need.

All guests attending the commencement ceremony will need a ticket. The only exception to this rule is babes-in-arms. Please note that graduates in regalia do not need tickets.

For guests who are unable to attend, the ceremony will be broadcast live on YouTube. A link to view the video will be emailed to the students two-weeks prior to the ceremony.


Dean’s Graduation Open House

3–5 p.m.
UW School of Law, William H. Gates Hall, Galleria and Terrace
4293 Memorial Way NE, Seattle, WA

UW Law will host a casual open house to celebrate the Class of 2020. All graduates, and their families, are invited to attend. Graduates are invited to show their families around Gates Hall to introduce them to their favorite faculty members and take photos on the beautiful terrace. Light refreshments will be available. This is a family-friendly event; however, no childcare will be available.

Commencement Ceremony

SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2020
7:30–9:30 p.m.
Benaroya Hall / 200 University Street, Seattle, WA

Students are to arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. Detailed instructions will be sent to the students prior to the ceremony.

ADA ACCESSIBILITY: Benaroya Hall has plenty of seating for individuals using mobility devices or who have other special needs. Attendees in need of ADA Access are to identify themselves to an usher at the main entrance. The usher will facilitate early access and seating prior to the doors opening.

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