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Graduating in Spring 2023 is as easy as 1-2-3!

Commencement lets you share the excitement and importance of academic accomplishments with peers, family, and friends.

Three Steps To Graduate and Celebrate

1. Apply for your degree

  • Go to MyWSU
  • Select “tasks” from the student homepage.
  • Select “apply to graduate”

2. RSVP for the ceremonies

You must register separately to participate in Commencement ceremonies.  Click here to register.

3. Order your regalia.

Carefully read the regalia ordering details below.

Important information about your regalia

Your regalia will be shipped to your home. You save money by placing your order early! Shipping prices are as follows:

  • Before Wednesday, March 15th: $16.95
  • Wednesday, March 16th – Saturday, April 15: $24.95 

Your gown and yoke (and hood for Master’s graduates) must be returned within one week of commencement using the prepaid shipping label included in your package. Your cap and tassels are yours to keep.

When you order your regalia, you have the option to order special packages that include additional items like diploma frames, class rings, personalized announcements, thank-you notes, and souvenir tassels. Read the package options carefully before placing your order.

Are you interested in being our Class of 2023 Student Speaker?

Now accepting applications!

Submit a 90 second recording of you describing why you want to be student speaker! Please email recording to

Tips for wearing regalia

  • Wear tassels on the right side.
  • Remove academic caps during the posting of the colors and national anthem.
  • Wear your stoles, sashes, and cords underneath the crimson/grey University yoke. Pull the yoke up snugly to your throat with no sagging or gaping. (To do this, reach around to the back and pull the end of the yoke down.)