Congratulations, Class of 2020!
You can now view recordings of the graduations for both campuses.
Thanks to all who joined us to celebrate.
Wenatchee campus ceremonies
June 19, 2020
Participating in the Virtual Ceremony
All students that submitted an application for graduation this year will be included in the virtual commencement ceremony. Your name and the degree/certificate that you applied for have already been entered, and will appear during the ceremony.
For students that chose to submit content, such as a message, picture, and/or video, that will be visible on your slide.
The virtual ceremony will not be accessible via the links until the designated time of the ceremony.
See above for designated ceremony times.
Cap & Gowns
Want a virtual cap and gown? Use the WVC Cap & Gown Snapchat filter!
The deadline for ordering caps and gowns has passed. At this time if you desire to have a cap and gown, we encourage you to seek that via an online source such as Amazon.com.
WVC graduation regalia is solid black, with a black and silver strand tassel.
The WVC Nursing regalia is solid white, with a solid white tassel.
2020 Step-by-step: How to Graduate
Indicate whether or not you would like to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.
Check your email, mail, and campus postings for information about graduation. You may also inquire with the WVC Admissions/Registration office or WVC Campus Life office.
- Order your cap and gown - Orders can be placed online until May 1. DEADLINE HAS PASSED.
- Order graduation announcements (optional) - There is no deadline for placing orders for announcements.
- Distribution Days: (Not being held for the 2020 graduation)
- Attend the Graduation Info Session: (Not being held for the 2020 graduation)
Participate in Commencement! - Please see your student email for information regarding the 2020 graduation plan.
Contact the WVC Admissions/Registration office with questions at email@example.com.
How to Apply for Your Degree or Certificate
You should apply for your degree certificate as soon as you have registered for your final quarter. Deadlines are listed below. The "Application for Degree/Certificate" form is available at the front counter at the admission/registration office in student services or below in PDF format.
NOTE: Completing the application process is the only way to have your degree or certificate recorded on your transcript at WVC. It does not obligate you to go through the Commencement Ceremony held each June.
Submit the Application for Degree/Certificate to the front counter of the admissions office.
The evaluation process for graduation applications begins after grades have been posted on the students' transcripts. You will be notified whether or not you have met all the requirements for graduation after grades have been posted. Diplomas will be mailed to the student six to eight weeks after grades have been posted. Graduation applications submitted after the quarterly deadline will be held and processed in the following quarter.
Graduation Application Deadlines
To Graduate in Fall Quarter:
The last date to apply for graduation (a degree, certificate or diploma) is Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.
To Graduate in Winter Quarter:
The last date to apply for graduation (a degree, certificate or diploma) is Monday, March 2, 2020.
To Graduate in Spring Quarter:
The last date to apply for graduation (a degree, certificate or diploma) is Friday, May 1, 2020.
You can also view graduation deadlines and other important dates on the Academic Calendar page.
Incoming Transfer Credit
Incoming transfer credits from other colleges and universities should be evaluated as soon as you have registered for your first quarter at WVC. If your transfer credit have not been evaluated and you need these credits to graduate, please observe the application deadlines listed above. You must submit a request for evaluation form (Academic Program Evaluation or Vocational Program Evaluation) and have official transcripts from all of the other schools you have attended on file in admissions/registration before your transfer credits can be evaluated. Call 682-6839 or 682-6835 for more information.
Additional or new diplomas can be ordered through the admissions/registration office for $6.00 each. To order an additional diploma, use the Application for Degree/Certificate form. Indicate on this form which degree you have earned and how many additional diplomas you are paying for. Pay the $6.00 fee at the cashier office. Attach the receipt of payment to the Application for Degree/Certificate form and return it to the admissions/registration office. The diploma will arrive in two to three weeks.
The commencement ceremony is held each June for all WVC graduates. Check the Academic Calendar for specific dates. Ceremonies are held on both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses.