Information for 2020 Graduates and Families

Graduation cap decorated with UW logo and the words 'Hello World'To protect the health and safety of our graduates, their friends and families, and our faculty and staff, the Allen School’s in-person Graduation Celebration originally scheduled to take place on June 12, 2020 is canceled. Following a survey of the Class of 2020, we are preparing to honor our graduates via the following alternatives:

Online Tribute to the Class of 2020

To recognize our graduates and their achievements in the near term, we are creating an online tribute that will include messages from faculty, profiles of student award winners, and a listing of graduates by name, degree and honors. Participation in the online tribute is voluntary, and students will be given the opportunity to opt in and provide their information via a form to be distributed to all 2020 graduates. A link to the tribute will be posted on this page and sent to graduates by June 13.

UW Virtual Commencement

The University of Washington is hosting a virtual commencement ceremony for all 2020 graduates. Find more information here.

Class of 2020 Reunion Reception

To give graduates of the Class of 2020 an opportunity to celebrate in person with their families, professors, and advisors, we will host a special reception for the Class of 2020 to reunite when it is deemed safe and appropriate to hold large gatherings. We will provide sufficient notice to graduates and their families to make travel arrangements to join us. More details will be forthcoming when we are able to commence planning for the event.

Formal Graduation Celebration

The Allen School invites members of the Class of 2020, their families, and friends to join us at our Graduation Celebration on June 11, 2021, where we will honor our 2020 graduates in a separate component of our formal graduation program.

Save the Date!

Allen School Graduation Celebration
June 11, 2021
Hec Edmundson Pavilion
Alaska Airlines Arena
University of Washington
Doors open: 5:00 pm
Program begins: 6:00 pm

Stay tuned for more details!