Commencement

At graduation, Pacific University is proud to honor you. As you reach this milestone, we celebrate your academic achievements and admire your dedication.

Commencement is a formal celebration of Pacific University's graduating students, officially recognizing their accomplishments and completion of their degree program.

Pacific University has multiple graduation ceremonies throughout the year to reflect the unique variety of degrees and programs offered. Select the commencement you will be attending for more information.

All students must apply for graduation through BoxerOnline.

APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Contact Us

Jason Feiner | Assistant Director | Conference and Event Support Services
University Advancement | 503-352-1556 | jfeiner@pacificu.edu

Upcoming Events

Aug
12
2 p.m. | Friday, Aug. 12, 2022
Forest Grove, Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center
Aug
12
7 to 8:30 p.m. | Friday, Aug. 12, 2022
Forest Grove, Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center
Aug
13
9 a.m. | Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022
Forest Grove, Marsh Hall, Outdoor Areas, Marsh East Stage & Lawn
Aug
14
9 a.m. | Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022
Forest Grove, Outdoor Areas, Marsh East Stage & Lawn

Headlines

2019 May Commencement at Pacific University

More than 700 students will earn undergraduate and graduate degrees, while the university also bestows an honorary doctorate and the coveted Massih Prize during the first in-person spring commencement ceremonies since the COVID-19 pandemic/sports-recreation/outdoor-pursuits.

Jefferson Hall College of Optometry

Schnider, a 1982 Pacific University optometry alumnus, will receive the award at Pacific’s Graduate & Professional Commencement, where she also will be the keynote speaker

Bill Stoller

Stoller, a 1974 Pacific University undergraduate alumnus, will receive an honorary doctor of letters at Pacific’s Undergraduate Commencement, where he also will be the keynote speaker