2014 Commencement

In order to participate in the commencement ceremony a graduation application and a cap and gown order form must be submitted by April 18th, 2014.

Student Shuttle:

Shuttle bus service is available on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to take advantage of this service please contact Michelle Golder at mgolder@clark.edu .
The deadline to reserve a space on the shuttle is June 13, 2014.

Applying for Degree/Certificate Completion

Students must submit an graduation application. Degrees and Certificates are not automatically awarded. Priority processing deadline for graduation applications is the tenth-day of the quarter in which the student plans on completing the degree or certificate requirements. Note: Students applying for Spring quarter graduation who want to participate in the commencement ceremony must submit their graduation application by April 18, 2014 in order to meet the deadline for submission of the cap and gown order form.

Applications received after the 8th week of the quarter will not be processed for that quarter but will automatically be processed for the next quarter. All degrees and certificates are sent by mail approximately six to eight weeks following the end of the quarter in which requirements have been completed.

Regalia (cap and gown information)

It is the responsibility of the student to submit their graduation application to the Credentials Evaluations Office in GHL 108. Once the student has turned in the Graduation Application form they will receive the cap and gown order form.

Pick-up Schedule:

All pre-paid orders can be picked up June 2nd - 6th
Orders not picked up by June 6th will be made available to other students to purchase.
Please check with the Bookstore for current hours.

Late cap and gown purchases:

June 9th-13th unclaimed cap and gown packets will be available to students that turned in late orders.

Graduation Fair

Bookstore, May 5 & 6, 2014


Up to five free announcements will be available to each participant. Students may pick these up in the Clark College Bookstore. Additional announcements will be available for purchase for .75 each.

Available for pick up at the Graduation Fair in the Bookstore beginning May 5, 2014.


Location: Scheduled to be held at the Sleep Country Amphitheater
Rehearsal is mandatory and will be on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.


Location: Scheduled to be held at the Sleep Country Amphitheater
The Commencement ceremony is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7 p. m.
Parking and Main Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Participation in Commencement Ceremonies

The June commencement is a ceremony for those students who have completed or plan to complete their degree or certificate during fall, winter or spring of the current school year, or the summer quarter immediately following. Participation is not required. Candidates must file their graduation application and cap and gown order by the appropriate deadline to be eligible. Ceremony participation does not guarantee degree completion.

General Information

No tickets are required for guests and there is no limit to the number of guests graduates invite. Seating is first come first serve.

Parking is free and gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
If guests need special accommodations please contact Disability Support Services 360.992.2314.

The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. and last approximately 2 hours. Concessions will be open.
*Please do not bring any balloons into the facility

Additional Information

If you have general questions about the Commencement ceremony please contact Michelle Golder at 360.992.2543 or mgolder@clark.edu

If you have questions about your application and degree completion please contact Credential Evaluations at 360.992.2805