Dec. 9: WSU fall commencement to include about 850 students

PULLMAN, Wash. – President Kirk Schulz will confer degrees to about 850 students expected to participate in the free, public fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Beasley Coliseum.

Tickets are not required for the two-hour event.

This year, there are 726 undergraduates, 67 masters and MBA’s and 54 Ph.D.’s scheduled to walk in the commencement ceremony.

The ceremony can be viewed live online at The video stream will be archived for later viewing at the same website.

Guests are encouraged to park at the Lewis Alumni Centre. A free shuttle between the centre and coliseum will operate approximately 8:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Decorated for the holidays, the centre offers photo opportunities for graduates and families.

For parking details, including disability parking and a parking map, see

Students and families are encouraged to share their pictures and posts on social media using the hashtag #WSUGrad.

Learn more about fall commencement at

Media contact:
Teri Hansen, WSU commencement coordinator, 509-335-2531,