Discover Spokane

2017 Commencement Weekend
May 12, 13, 14

Tickets are not required for the main ceremonies
and there is no guest limit.

Saturday, May 13  (Ceremonies at McCarthey)
    9:00-10:15am Law Ceremony
        Reception at Law School until 11:30am
     12:00-2:00pm Graduate Ceremony
        Reception on McCarthey South Lawn until 3pm
     3:30-5:00pm Commencement Mass* - all faiths welcome
        Reception on McCarthey South Lawn until 6pm

Sunday, May 14:  
    9:30am-12:30pm Undergraduate Ceremony at Spokane Arena
        Reception on McCarthey South Lawn until 2pm

Student attire for undergrads, masters, and law students is a rental set with keeper cap and tassel by Herff Jones.  Order from Quick Links.

Ceremony PhotographsGrad Images is our professional photography partner.  They will take four photos of your student at the ceremony – posed in two places before going on stage, with the dean on stage, and with the president upon leaving the stage. Guests will not be allowed onto the ceremony floor to take photographs. Grad Images will send an email link to digital proofs within a few days of the ceremony.

Near Nature. Near Perfect.

While you are in town for Gonzaga University's Commencement you will have an opportunity to discover Spokane. Big city amenities combined with natural beauty, four seasons and a wealth of ways to stay entertained make Spokane a great destination.

We hope you’ll take some time to explore Spokane and see what’s new and exciting!

Riverfront Park Sunrise

Bowl & Pitcher at Riverside State Park