International & Study Abroad Graduation Sash

This is a wonderful way to commemorate your international experience at graduation!

one student wears red sash with gold star, another wears red, white, and green sash

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! If you are an international student, or if you studied or interned abroad for Western credit, you are eligible to purchase an international flag sash for graduation.

The sash displays the colors of the flag of your home country or the country in which you completed your study abroad program or internship. The sash can be worn over your graduation gown during the commencement ceremony. This is a great way to proudly display your home country or education abroad experience!

Single or dual country sashes are available; the cost is $35.50 or $47.00, respectively,

Required Student Information:
W-number
Last Name
Email Address
Phone

  • Graduation sashes can be ordered directly through Vision Wear International
  • The code specifically for WWU students to receive free domestic economy shipping is: 9A4TF7VX.
  • Students must use their WWU email address for this code to work.

Order Information

To be eligible for an international sash you must meet one of the eligibility categories listed below:

1. International Student (Non-US Citizen)

  • One Flag $35.50
    • Home Country
  • Two Flags $47.00
    • Home Country #1
    • Home Country or Host Country #2

2. Study Abroad or International Internship Student (completed a program through Western)

  • One Flag $35.50
    • Host Country
  • Two Flags $47.00
    • Host Country #1
    • Host Country #2

3. Order Confirmation - ** IMPORTANT **

  • After placing your online order, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email, your order most likely did not get processed. First, check your Junk Mail or Clutter folder. If you cannot locate the confirmation email, please contact Heather Brown at 360-650-7544.

Deadline

Order must be placed no later than one month prior to commencement to receive the sash in time.

Refund Policy

Sorry but there will be no refunds, exchanges, or returns. Please check your order carefully as all sales are final.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Flags from every country are available. See list...

If you were accepted to study abroad or participate in an international experience by Western’s Education Abroad office Western program or external approved program, you are eligible to order a flag sash for graduation.

Yes. Anyone who has gone overseas on a Western international program is eligible to order a flag sash for graduation.

No, the flag sash is specifically for those students that registered their international study or service experience through Western’s Education Abroad office or international students who are receiving a degree from Western.

Yes, if your international experience for undergraduate research was vetted and approved by the Education Abroad office.

No. The flag sash program was created to enable students to represent their international citizenship (i.e. Students who hold a passport from another country) and students who have gone overseas on a Western Washington University international program.

The flag sash is split in half. One half of the flag sash (hanging down one shoulder) is one flag and the second half of the flag sash (hanging down the other shoulder) is the second flag.

Additional Questions?

If you have any questions, please email Heather Brown at Heather.Brown@wwu.edu or call 360-650-7544.