2018 Commencement Photos


2017–18 Academic Year

Order Graduation Invitations through Print & Mail Services. Sets of 25 announcements and envelopes are $29.95. Please use the order form on the Eagle Website.

Baccalaureate Chapel

Friday, April 27th, 2018, 10:40am – 11:40am, Butterfield Chapel.

Students wear their robes and march in to the Chapel. They will be seated in a special reserved section in the front rows. Guests are welcome.

New Alumni Breakfast

Friday, May 4th, 2018, 9:00am, Overlake Christian Church, upstairs in room 3.

All graduates are invited to this Alumni sponsored event. Don't miss your graduation gift!
Please RSVP here.

Commencement Rehearsal

Friday, May 4th, 2018 10:00am – 12:00 Noon, Overlake Christian Church.

All Graduates should plan on attending this rehearsal! Valuable information regarding marching, seating, and receiving diploma takes place.

Graduate Reception

On campus at Northwest University, Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm.

Graduates and their families are invited to meet with faculty in the following locations from 7:00pm – 8:00pm.

  • College of Arts and Sciences – Argue 231, 233
  • College of Business – Dickey Plaza
  • College of Education – Library
  • College of Ministry – Argue Fireside Lobby
  • School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony – Chapel
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences – Pecota Lounge
  • College of Adult and Professional Studies – Davis Foyer
  • ALL CAMPUS RECEPTION – Pavilion at 8:00pm

Everyone gathers at the Pavilion for refreshments at 8:00pm. President Castleberry will give a brief congratulatory greeting. Look for our photo area.


Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 10:00am.

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Road NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Students and Faculty arrive at Overlake by 9:00am. Doors to the auditorium open at 8:30am.

Guests, please plan on arriving by 9:15am. Overlake Christian Church is a large facility, the auditorium is towards the back of the facility. We clear the entrance hallway at 9:50am to allow graduates to line-up for the ceremony.

The service lasts approximately 2 hours.

Drop off area: Use Valet parking area on both sides of the building for ADA access. This is a drop off area only, please park you vehicle in the back parking lot.

Handicap seating areas are reserved by the Provost's Office, please talk to an usher at the information desk. For other accommodations, please call the Provost's Office: 425-889-5237.