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Jackson School Spring Convocation 2021

May 18, 2021

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Convocation Details

The Jackson School Spring Convocation is virtual in 2021!

Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. PDT


Program: Download Convocation Program


Jackson School Spring Convocation is our departmental graduation ceremony, honoring the achievement of our graduating students in 2020-2021. We will invite all students who have graduated, applied to graduate or will apply to graduate for the following quarters:

  • Autumn 2020 (December)
  • Winter 2021 (March)
  • Spring 2021 (June)
  • Summer 2021 (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:

  • Convocation speech by Director Leela Fernandes
  • Distinguished Alum 2021 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

Share your congratulations and well wishes with the Class of 2021 here.

You can participate in the event by posting to social media using #JSISgrad.


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!