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Jackson School Spring Convocation 2020

June 4, 2020

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Convocation Details

The Jackson School Spring Convocation goes virtual in 2020!

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. PDT

Location: Watch Ceremony Here

Program: Download Convocation Program


Jackson School Spring Convocation is our departmental graduation ceremony, honoring the achievement of our graduating students in 2019-20. We will invite all students who have graduated, applied to graduate or will apply to graduate for the following quarters:

  • Autumn 2019 (December)
  • Winter 2020 (March)
  • Spring 2020 (June)
  • Summer 2020 (August)

Please invite your families and friends to join our virtual celebration!

What to Expect

The ceremony will take place online and will include a video with:

  • Final graduation speech by Director Reşat Kasaba
  • Distinguished alumni speaker
  • Student awards
  • Student speakers
  • Procession of the graduates
  • Live-captioning of event

The website and all videos will be available for up to a year after the ceremony.

How to Participate

You can participate in the event by posting to social media using #JSISgrad. You can also post a text or video message to the UW Alumni Kudos Board and mention the Jackson School in your comments. Family members and friends are encouraged to post encouraging messages to their graduates.

Disability Accommodations

The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. The convocation video will be live captioned. If you need specific accommodations, email


Three to four months after you graduate, your diploma will be sent to the permanent address on record in MyUW at the time of graduation. The name on the diploma will appear as it does on your unofficial transcript found on the MyUW website. To change your address or the spelling/appearance of your name on your diploma, refer to the information on the Office of the Registrar’s website.

Contact Us

Office of Academic Services
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
111 Thomson Hall
(206) 543-6001

Keep in Touch

Alumni updates and email: Visit the Jackson School Alumni webpage to stay keep up with the Jackson School, and visit the UW Alumni Association webpage to change your address/email and other updates.

Congratulations to all our Jackson School Graduates!