Dec. 7: Fall commencement to see 780 graduate

commencement-80PULLMAN, Wash. – About 780 students are expected to participate in the free, public fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Beasley Coliseum at Washington State University. President Elson S. Floyd will speak at the two-hour event.

The ceremony can be viewed online live at and on Cable 8 TV.

Guests are encouraged to park at the Lewis Alumni Centre. A free shuttle between the coliseum and the center will operate 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Decorated for the holidays, the center offers photo opportunities for graduates and families.

Facebook and Twitter accounts will post information throughout the ceremony. Students and families are encouraged to share their pictures at:

Twitter:; @WSUGraduation


General parking information can be found at

General information on the ceremony can be found at



Teri Hansen, WSU commencement coordinator, 509-335-2531,  or