More than 4,700 set to graduate from WSU campuses statewide

Graduates celebrate and confetti fills the air during WSU Pullman's spring commencement.

Washington State University will confer diplomas for more than 4,700 Spring 2022 graduates, with thousands participating in commencement ceremonies statewide beginning this week.

Undergraduates represent the largest portion at 3,678, with more than 2,500 of those being earned by WSU Pullman students.

More than 1,050 students are earning graduate or professional degrees systemwide.

WSU Pullman is expected to host the largest gathering of soon-to-be graduates, with more than 3,000 students walking during ceremonies Saturday. More information on commencement ceremonies across the state is available online.

Students who graduated the previous fall semester, as well as those expected to finish their programs during the summer, are allowed to participate in commencement ceremonies across the state.

WSU Pullman

Some 2,875 WSU Pullman students, ranging from undergraduates to professional students, are set to graduate this semester. Among them are 131 newly awarded Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduates from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Four commencement ceremonies are planned for the WSU Pullman campus, each taking place inside Beasley Coliseum. The first ceremony kicks off at 8 a.m. Saturday, followed by the second at 11:30 a.m. and the third ceremony at 3 p.m. Those three will be broadcast live via the Experience WSU website.  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Commencement will take place from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday inside Beasley Coliseum.

Media Contact:
Phil Weiler, vice president for marketing and communications, 509-595-1708,

WSU Global

More than 590 students enrolled in WSU’s online Global campus are earning their diplomas this semester.

WSU Global will host its first-ever combined in-person and virtual commencement ceremony Saturday in Seattle. The event is taking place beginning at 10 a.m. at Cedarbrook Lodge. More information is available on WSU Global’s website.

Media Contact:
Jeff Willadsen, communications coordinator, 509-335-9809,

WSU Vancouver

Graduating this spring are 563 WSU Vancouver students, among them 504 undergraduates. Another 59 students will be receiving masters or doctoral degrees.

WSU Vancouver graduates will be honored Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. inside the RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheatre in Ridgefield. The event will also be broadcast live via YouTube. WSU Vancouver graduates, including those who graduated in the fall 2021 semester or who will graduate this summer, are eligible to participate in commencement ceremonies.

Media Contact:
Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360‑546‑9601,

WSU Spokane

This spring’s graduating class from WSU Spokane totals 405 students in health and medical fields including nursing, pharmacy and medicine.

Three commencement ceremonies are planned for WSU Spokane students this week. At 1 p.m. Thursday, pharmacy graduates will have their commencement ceremony inside the Fox’s Martin Woldson Theatre. At 6 p.m., the College of Medicine will have its commencement ceremony at the same venue. On Friday beginning at 2 p.m., the campus as well as the College of Nursing will have its commencement ceremony inside the Spokane Area. More information on all of the events is available on the WSU Spokane website

Media Contact:
Heather Byrd, Office of Marketing and Communications, 509- 358-7586,

WSU Tri-Cities

More than 240 students from WSU Tri-Cities are graduating this semester, among them 209 who are earning a bachelor’s degree. An additional 32 are earning their masters or doctoral degree.

WSU Tri-Cities commencement ceremony, which also will include students who graduated in the fall and those who will graduate this summer, is taking place at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. More information is available on the WSU Tri-Cities website.

Media Contact:
Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

WSU Everett

More than 50 WSU Everett students are set to graduate this semester.

The campus will hold its spring 2022 commencement on Saturday, May 14 at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. The event is slated to begin at 11 a.m., with more details available on the WSU Everett website.

Media Contact:
Corrie Wilder, executive director, marketing & communications, WSU Everett, 425-405-1776,

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