College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

2024 Graduation Celebrations and Commencement

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! You’ve worked hard to get here and it is most certainly a time to celebrate.

Details on all 2024 commencement week and graduation celebrations are still being determined. More information on graduation week events, registering for events, ceremony tickets, renting your regalia, and more will be communicated in January-February 2024. We highly recommend that students plan to be in Spokane for the entire graduation week, May 7-10.

You are welcome participate in any one, multiple, or all of the Washington State University, WSU Spokane, and College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences graduation/commencement ceremonies. However, you will need to register for the university, WSU Spokane, and college commencement/graduation ceremonies separately.

2024 Graduation Week Events at a Glance

Doctor of Pharmacy MPJE Law Review

Tuesday, May 7

WSU Spokane

Class of 2024 Celebration, Awards & Rehearsal

Wednesday, May 8

WSU Spokane

CPPS Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, May 9

The Fox, Spokane

This ceremony includes PharmD and PhD student speakers, keynote address, doctoral hooding, and the Oath of a Pharmacist

CPPS Reception

Thursday, May 9

WSU Spokane

Celebrate on campus with your family and friends immediately following the college graduation and hooding ceremony.

WSU Spokane Commencement

Friday, May 10

Spokane Arena

Spokane Commencement Details

This ceremony is where you will receive your diploma covers and also includes doctoral hooding.

Both the college ceremony and the WSU Spokane commencement ceremony will feature doctoral hooding of students. Diploma covers will be presented at the Spokane ceremony. Actual diplomas will be mailed to all graduating students several weeks after graduation week, regardless of ceremony attendance.

Future Dates

CPPS Graduate Hooding Ceremony

2024: May 9
2025 – 2027: TBD

WSU Spokane Commencement Ceremony

2024: May 10
2025 – 2027: TBD

Official Graduation

As listed on your degree.

2024: May 4
2025: May 3
2026: May 9
2027: May 8

Conferral Date

Earliest your degree will process

2024: May 8
2025: May 7
2026: May 13
2027: May 12