Congratulations, Class of 2017!
Although you are finishing one chapter in your UW electrical engineering education, the boundless knowledge and strong foundation you have built will follow you. It will follow you through the challenging, yet rewarding careers that lie ahead. The graduation ceremony is a time to celebrate your achievements and celebrate your bright futures. Congratulations, UW EE Class of 2017!
Hec Edmundson Pavillion (Hec Ed)
3870 Montlake Blvd NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Please view our campus map.
- Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
- Procession begins at 7:00 p.m.
- Ceremony concludes at 9:00 p.m.
Dr. George Huang
CEO and Chairman of FutureDial
We are pleased to announce that UW EE alum Dr. George Huang (Ph.D. ’73), CEO and Chairman of FutureDial, will be this year’s graduation speaker. For more information on Dr. Huang, please visit the department’s news release.
Tickets are not required for the 2017 ceremony.
The registration deadline to participate in the 2017 ceremony is May 26. Please register through our online registration form.
Cap and Gown
Students need to contact the Office of Ceremonies to make arrangements.
There will be volunteers/staff at the front doors, who will provide directions and assist your guests with disability seating. Hec Ed is an arena, so there are plenty of wheelchair accessible seating areas.
Your family is welcome to take photos during the event. We ask that family members remain in their seats and do not approach the stage to take pictures, as we will have a professional photographer. The professional pictures will be available on the photographer’s website following the graduation ceremony.
Parking and Lodging
There are many lodging options around the UW campus and in Seattle. Please view the UW Transportation and Lodging page for more information.
Guests should ask attendants for directions to the appropriate seating area.
No balloons are allowed into Hec Ed.