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2023 Seattle Commencement

Seattle Commencement

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
4:00 p.m. PT

Seattle Commencement

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
4:00 p.m. PT

Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle, WA, 98101


The ceremony is expected to last 90 minutes.

The ceremony will be livestreamed for all who are unable to attend.

For questions about the Seattle Commencement, please contact [email protected].


All degree candidates who complete their degree requirements in Seattle between Fall 2023 through Summer 2024 are eligible to attend the Seattle Commencement.

Doctor of Education students eligible for the hooding ceremony are graduates from Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Winter 2024.


Each graduate can claim up to 6 guest tickets.

Students should receive instructions to claim tickets in their Northeastern email address early February.

To go back to your guest tickets, follow these instructions:
– Log in to using your Northeastern email address.
– Click “Print/Email Tickets”. You have the option to either print each ticket or email your tickets to your guests.

Ticket FAQ

Can I register for extra tickets?

Additional ticket requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. There is no guarantee that additional tickets will be available. Approved requests will be issued beginning March 15th. Additional Guest Ticket Request Form. This form will close on April 12th.

Do children and babies need tickets?

Children 2 years or younger who are able to sit on an adult’s lap for the duration of the ceremony do not need a ticket. Please note that strollers are prohibited. Children older than 2 years must have a ticket. 

Graduate Webinar

We are counting down the days of the Seattle Campus Commencement Ceremony. Please use the following link to watch the Seattle Campus 2024 Commencement Ceremony: Graduate Candidate Instruction webinar

Looking for more info on preparing for your graduation ceremony?

Find out everything you need to do (including applying to graduate) in the months, weeks, and days leading up to graduation—and tips for the day itself.

Memorabilia and Gifts

Click below to pre-order Northeastern merchandise for pickup only at cap & gown pick up:

All proceeds from these gift opportunities will support students in need through the We Care Emergency Fund. Click here to learn more about We Care at Northeastern.

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