School of Public Health

2017 Epi Graduation Events

UW Epi News
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Congratulations to our graduating students in the Department of Epidemiology! We are proud of your hard work and excited for your next steps. Both the School of Public Health and the Department of Epidemiology will be hosting several events in honor of its graduating students.

School of Public Health Graduation Celebration

In celebration, the School of Public Health will be holding its graduation celebration on Sunday, June 11 at 12 pm in the Alaska Airlines Arena. While attendance is not mandatory, we ask all graduating Master’s and PhD students to join us for this momentous event. The celebration will include a hooding for doctoral recipients. For more information, please visit the SPH website.

RSVP is mandatory for both students and faculty.

Department of Epidemiology Reception

Immediately following the celebration, the Department of Epidemiology will hold a reception for graduates and their families in the Founders’ Club, located in the west end of the Alaska Airlines Arena above the Husky Hall of Fame. Join the Department Chair, Victoria Holt, and faculty for some champagne, strawberries and good conversation. The reception will last until 3:30 pm.

If you plan to attend the reception, please RSVP by emailing John Paulson (


Regalia is highly recommended for the graduation celebration. Faculty have until May 18 to order regalia. This can be done through the faculty RSVP process for graduation. Students should place their order by May 21 through Oak Hall. For more information on how to order the proper regalia for your graduation ceremony, visit the UW Commencement site.

Parking Info

If you wish to park on campus, pre-paid parking permits will be required for this event. Students should purchase these permits for themselves and their guests through the order form, May 3 to May 21, 2017.


Please address any questions about graduation to John Paulson (