Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Washburn University has remained committed to honoring the accomplishments of its graduates. Based on improvements in COVID-19 trends and the outlook for the future, we are thrilled to announce that the university will be hosting in-person commencement ceremonies in May for both our 2020 and 2021 graduates.

Please read below for important information about the plans for these ceremonies. Please visit this site frequently for any updates in details and plans for graduation activities.

Information to come

Washburn University Fall 2021 Graduates (excluding School of Law)

  • December 17, 2021
    • More information to come 

Washburn University School of Law

  • More information to come

Special School Events

  • School of Nursing 2021 pinning ceremony – December 17, 2021 

Visit The Ichabod Shop for more information on Grad Fair and purchasing regalia.

Grad Fair Fall 2021
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
9 am - 4 pm

  • Save 20% on your Cap, Gown, and Tassel*
  • Semi-Annual sale on Diploma Frames
  • Specials on Washburn merchandise
  • In store and at

*Undergrad and Masters Cap/Gown/Tassel package only. Doctorate and Faculty regalia are not eligible for discount.

For graduates:

  • More information to come 

For guests:

  • More information to come



To be announced

Links announced about a week prior to the event




Graduation Buffet

Please bring your family and celebrate with us! The Washburn Student Union is conveniently located on the Washburn University campus. Park once, eat, shop, and enjoy the day!

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