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Department Graduation 2017

The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics will celebrate the class of 2017 on the evening of Friday, 6/9/2017.


A&A Department Graduation 2017
Museum of Flight
Friday, 9 June 2017
6:00 pm (Doors Open)

Keynote Speaker:
Heather Ross (BSAA, '85)
2017 UW A&A Distinguished Alumna


Student Speakers:
Alexis Harroun (BSAA, '17)
Zhengtang Yang (MSAA, '17)



Who can Participate: All students completing their degree (BSAAE, MSAA, MAE, MAE-CMS, and PhD) Autumn 2016 through Summer 2017, are eligible and encouraged to participate in the ceremony.


Cap & Gown:


RSVP & Ticketing for A&A Department Celebration:

  • Guest tickets are sold out. No further tickets are anticipated to come available.
  • If you have tickets that you no longer need, please consider making them available to your classmates who might still want a seat for a loved one.


"Big Commencement": The main University of Washington Commencement ceremony will be held at 1:30pm on Saturday, 10 June 2017, at Husky Stadium.


2017 Graduation Planning Committee

  • Riley Harris, AIAA Jr. President
  • Alexis Harroun, AIAA Sr. President
  • Adam Tahir, GPSS Senator
  • Zhengtang "ZT" Yang, Graduate Student Rep.
  • Stanley Choi, Undergraduate Adviser
  • Ed Connery, Dir. of Academic Services
  • Leah Panganiban, Graduate Adviser