2024 Commencement
Virtual Commencement 2024

California Campus and Online Programs

July 12, 2024

Miami Campus

Fall 2024 - Date TBD

California Fall and Online Programs

October 4, 2024

Texas Campus and Online Programs

December 2024 - Date TBD

*2023 Commencement programs : California Campus and Online Programs | Miami Campus | California Fall and Online Programs | Texas Campus and Online Programs


We Can't Wait to Celebrate with You!


Watch Your WCU Student E-mail for Your Invitation!

Students who are eligible to participate in Commencement will receive their Invitation to RSVP two (2) months prior to their campus ceremony date.

The invitation will be sent to the student's WCU student e-mail address, so please be on the lookout!

Online Programs students eligible to graduate should attend their home campus ceremony.

For Pinning and White Coat ceremony questions, please contact your Campus Director of Student Affairs.




Commencement Overview

You've worked hard! Now, celebrate this important milestone alongside your fellow West Coast University graduates, University leadership, and your family and friends. Each Commencement ceremony will feature a Commencement speaker, remarks from West Coast University leaders, academic degree recognition, and induction into the WCU Alumni Society. There will be opportunities to take photos and connect with faculty members, deans, and other West Coast University community members who helped make your Commencement celebration possible. Additional details about the ceremony, schedule, and logistics for the day will be posted throughout the coming months—so check back often!




Graduate Information


Eligible graduates will receive an e-mail invitation to RSVP for their campus' Commencement ceremony approximately two (2) months ahead of the ceremony date.
The invitation will be sent to your WCU student e-mail address, so please be on the lookout!

Eligible graduates will receive an e-mail invitation to RSVP for their campus' Commencement ceremony approximately two (2) months ahead of the ceremony date.

Hooding will take place onstage by the program dean during the graduate recognition portion of the ceremony.

The number of guest tickets each graduating student is allotted will depend on the size of the Commencement venue and the anticipated number of graduates attending the ceremony. Your Commencement Registration Form will show you the maximum number of guest tickets you are allotted for your ceremony; please select the number of guest tickets you need when filling out the form. Each guest ticket equates to one audience seat. Details about ticket delivery or pickup will be included within communications leading up to commencement.

If you are planning on attending an upcoming 2024 Commencement ceremony, and you or your guests would like to make hotel reservations, please consider searching for hotel availability via our trusted partner aRes Travel.

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aRes Travel is a third-party travel planner. Rates, deposits, and cancellation policies may vary and are the responsibility of the guest. West Coast University does not receive any remuneration or commission from any travel booked through aRes Travel. Questions on hotel policies or payments made on aRes website should be directed to the aRes Reservation Center or to the hotel directly.

To obtain a graduate verification letter, please follow the steps below:

Students in Pending Graduate Status may print a verification of enrollment letter, which includes your anticipated graduation date, directly from the student portal. Follow this guide for assistance. When applying for a visa, students should provide both the verification letter along with the Commencement invitation email from West Coast University.

Students in Graduate Status please reach out to your campus Registrar for confirmation of your status and a verification letter. Campus Registrar contact information can be found below. When applying for a visa, graduates should provide both the verification letter along with the Commencement invitation email from West Coast University.



Campus

Campus Email

Center for Graduate Studies wcu-cgsregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Los Angeles Campus wcularegistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Miami Campus wcumiaregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Online Programswcuonlineregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Ontario Campuswcuontregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Orange County Campuswcuocregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Texas Campus wcudalregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu

Campus Email

Center for Graduate Studies
wcu-cgsregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Los Angeles Campus
wcularegistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Miami Campus
wcumiaregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Online Programs
wcuonlineregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Ontario Campus
wcuontregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Orange County Campus
wcuocregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu
Texas Campus
wcudalregistrar@westcoastuniversity.edu


Check Back Often!


This website is your main source for Commencement information and will be updated regularly. In the meantime, direct any Commencement questions


WCUCommencement@westcoastuniversity.edu.