Register for the Ceremony

Registration for May 2021 Commencement is now closed.

Reserve your regalia

The deadline to order regalia is Friday April 5, 2021.

If you wish to purchase regalia or individual regalia items please contact:

Celebrate your graduate

Place your order today for a graduation bouquet. Flowers will be available for pickup at Commencement. We encourage family and friends to take advantage of their online pre-order service. Commencement Flowers will have a contact-free customer experience for the guests who are picking up their pre-purchased and reserved product. Limited product will be available without pre-orders.

Graduation announcements

Announce the accomplishment of graduation. Share the news with family and friends. Select from several packages.

Danforth Campus may place announcement orders here.

The School of Medicine may place announcement orders here.

Share your college memories

Have a photo or story that perfectly sums up your WashU experience? Share with us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram#WashU21

Diploma Distribution

The registrar’s office will coordinate your diploma shipment once your degree is conferred by the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Martin.  Please pay careful attention to the information below to ensure delivery of your Diploma.

  • Diplomas will be shipped to your Diploma Mailing Address in WebSTAC.
  • Address changes made after Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:00pm CST will not be captured for diploma shipments. 
    • If you do not have Diploma Mailing Address listed, your Diploma will be shipped to your Home Address listed in WebSTAC

The university has recently transitioned to a new diploma vendor and beginning with Spring 2021 graduates, offers certified electronic diplomas to all graduates along with your paper credential.  Your certified electronic diploma will be ordered on your behalf and will take approximately 5-8 days to receive.  Instructions on how to obtain and download your diploma will be sent to your email address.  Your paper diploma will arrive approximately 2-4 weeks after commencement and you will receive notification once your diploma has been shipped.

Any additional questions or comments should be sent to along with your student ID number.