Schedule | August Commencement

August Commencement celebrates the graduation of students from several programs in the College of Health Professions.

In addition to the university ceremony, individual schools and programs may arrange other special events and celebrations. These will be added to the schedule as available. Questions? Contact your program administrator.

College of Health Professions

  • School of Audiology
  • School of Dental Hygiene Studies
  • School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership
  • School of Occupational Therapy
  • School of Physician Assistant Studies
  • School of Graduate Psychology


Graduates Arrive
8:30 a.m. | North side of Scott Hall, Fire Lane

Graduates should arrive with their cap and gown on their arm to assemble for the processional. Hoods should be carried, not worn.


Commencement Ceremony Begins
9:30 a.m. | Marsh Hall, East Lawn 

All family and friends are invited to attend commencement to celebrate the achievements of their graduate and no tickets are needed.


New Alumni Reception
11:30 a.m. | University Center and Patio

Join us directly after the ceremony as we welcome our newest Pacific University alumni at a reception for graduates and their guests.

In addition to the university ceremony, individual schools and programs may arrange other special events and celebrations. These will be added to the schedule as available. Questions? Contact your program administrator.