File your Intent to Graduate

All Washington University students are required to file an Intent to Graduate in order to graduate or to participate in Commencement exercises. Deadlines for filing an Intent are established by the schools and posted at WebSTAC with the online Intent form. If you have missed the deadline for filing your Intent, contact the student services area in your school right away.

Register for the Ceremony

Registration for the May 2021 Commencement will open on March 5, 2021 at 5 p.m. and close on March 19. Graduates must register to participate. Guests will be registered by the graduates.

Confirmation of your registration

The Commencement Office is not able to confirm registration submissions or ticket allotments. Students should check their mail for a confirmation email from Marching Order. Prior to March 19, students may log back into Marching Order to view their submission.

Reserve your regalia

The deadline to order regalia is Thursday April 1, 2021.

If you wish to purchase regalia or individual regalia items please contact:

Graduation Announcements

Announce the accomplishment of graduation. Share the news with family and friends. Select from several packages.

Danforth Campus may place announcement orders here.

The School of Medicine may place announcement orders here.

Share your college memories

Have a photo or story that perfectly sums up your WashU experience? Share with us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram#WashU21

Diploma Distribution

Spring 21 diploma distribution is still under consideration due to changes with the COVID-19 recommendations. Students will need to make sure that there is an updated address listed in their Diploma Mailing Address within their WebSTAC account. Students who have filed their Intent to Graduate will be notified of diploma distribution plans once they are determined.