Commencement Details: Class of 2024


Believe it or not — it’s almost time for high school commencement! We’re excited to celebrate our graduating seniors as they continue to their next adventures. Below are the details for commencement:

Waukee High School Commencement:

  • Date: Sunday, May 19
  • Location: Wells Fargo Arena
  • Time: 1 p.m.

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Northwest High School Commencement:

  • Date: Sunday, May 19
  • Location: Wells Fargo Arena
  • Time: 5 p.m.

Group shot of seniors at Northwest High School

Commencement Parking

Those attending commencement may park in the near north or far north parking lots based on availability. (885 5th Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309) Those are located on the north side of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. You may enter both lots from 5th Ave. It costs $12 to park. The lots accept credit cards or cash.

Commencement Parking