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Graduation Information 2015


For more info on the ceremony itself, click here.

  • 1. Purchase your cap and gown.
    Caps, gowns and tassels are available at the EWU Bookstore both in store and online beginning early April 2015 through commencement day.
  • 2. Honor Cords/Department Cords.
    Available in the Bookstore in late april/early may. Please bring your Student ID to the Bookstore cash registers. Honor cords are $9.95. They are for Bachelor's candidates that have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. If you order honor cords online, you'll be verified for your eligibility and we'll send the appropriate cords with your order, so be sure to include it in your order. If you are not on the eligibility list, the cords will be canceled off your order and we'll ship the rest.
  • 3. Graduate!
    The University Bookstore Cheney Campus will be open at 7:00 the morning of Commencement, Saturday, June 13, 2015.


    • The 9:00 a.m. ceremony will be for both Graduate and Baccalaureate students in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work and in the College of Business and Public Administration.
    • The 2:00 p.m. ceremony will be for both Graduate and Baccalaureate students in the College of Science, Health & Engineering and the College of Arts, Letters & Education.

    The following are the colors used for hoods and tassels to designate master's degrees received. The University Bookstore can help you with this when purchasing your cap and gown. They are also available online:

    Arts and Letters White
    Business Drab
    Dental Hygiene Lilac
    Education Light Blue
     Fine Arts, Architecture and Urban and Regional Planning  Brown
    Occupational Therapy Slate Blue
    Physical Education Sage Green
    Physical Therapy Teal
    Public Administration Peacock Blue
    Sciences Golden Yellow
    Social Work Citron
    Education Specialist Light Blue
    Public Health

    For Announcements and Rings, check out Josten's online

Store Hours

  • Monday - Thur: 7:30-5:30
    Friday: 7:30-4:30
    Saturday: 11:00-3:00
    Sunday: Closed

    Pence Union Bld.
    Cheney, WA 99004

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