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NWIC 2022 Commencement

2022 Commencement Ceremony

Friday, June 17, 2022
2:00 PM
Lummi Stommish Grounds 

 2295 Lummi View Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226

The Commencement Committee would like to welcome NWIC graduates, families, staff, and faculty to an outdoor gathering with a full ceremony program in celebration of the 2022 Commencement. 

Participation in Commencement

April 6-May 20: Apply for Commencement. You should apply as soon as possible! Application available in the menu to the right.

Graduates Meeting

May 13 @ 1PM: Participants in Commencement MUST attend the NWIC Grad meeting via Zoom. More details can be found in your student email.

Fees & Care Package

$25 fee must be received and processed in order to receive the Care Package. To process this fee, you can either:

  1. Fill out the Credit Card Form and submit to
  2. Email with your phone number and a staff member will contact you when in office to process your credit card over the phone.

COVID-19 Safety

COVID Safety measures will be taken, including sanitation stations and safety booth. If you have had known contact with a person to have COVID-19 within the last 14 days or have any symptoms or feel sick in any way, please stay home. While the event will be outdoors, masks will be required per Lummi Public Health Team requirements. 

A change may occur to the ceremony to ensure safety.

Tickets & Seating

No tickets are required for guests for the Commencement. Socially distanced seating for Graduates, Faculty, Elders, and limited community & family members will be provided. We encourage you to bring your own chairs to the Stommish grounds to sit with your family. Please prepare for the weather.

Honors Reception

More info to come soon. Hosted by the NWIC Board of Trustees

Program Colors

BSNES – Forrest Green
TGBM – Purple
NSL – Turquoise
CARE – Royal Blue
AASDTA – Red & White

Photography & Livestream

A professional photographer will be at Commencement, so we kindly ask no family approach the stage. Photos of individual participants will be available shortly following the ceremony. An official photo booth will be available to graduates and their families before and after the ceremony for group photos.

The goal of the committee is to have the ceremony streamed live for those who are not able to attend in person. Please check the event page for updates.