Completion Coaching
Priority Deadlines


Meet with your advisor or faculty coordinator by appointment to finalize your graduation plan at least one quarter prior to your final quarter.

Current graduation application priority deadlines:

Commencement Program

Seattle Colleges 2019 Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for June 14, 2019 at T-Mobile park (formerly known as Safeco Field).

If you want your name printed in the 2019 commencement program, please submit your graduation application now. The graduation application deadline to be included in the commencement program is April 19, 2019. The deadline also applies to students who have completed their program requirements, but have not submitted a graduation application officially yet for Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019.

If you miss the deadline, your name will not be printed in the commencement program, but you can still pick up a cap and gown from the bookstore to participate in the commencement ceremony. You will find the commencement day information here.

If you are planning to graduate but are not participating in the commencement ceremony, the Credentials Office will continue to accept graduation applications after the deadline.

The graduation process takes six to eight weeks after grades for the final quarter are posted. Diplomas will be mailed within that time frame.

Upcoming academic year graduation application priority deadlines:

• Winter 2019 – December 12, 2018

• Spring 2019 – March 22, 2019

• Summer 2019 – June 14, 2019

• Fall 2020 – TBD

• Winter 2020 – TBD

• Spring 2020 – TBD

*Graduation applications received by the priority deadline will be processed during the graduating quarter process time. The Credentials Office will continue to accept graduation applications beyond the priority deadline.