COVID-19 Information

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, May Commencement will be celebrated with a pre-recorded virtual ceremony released May 15. Prior to that, graduating students will be invited to small photo opportunities. Details are coming soon. Learn More

Plans for August 2021 Commencement will be announced by May 1.


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.


Contact Us

Jason Feiner | Assistant Director | Conference and Event Support Services
University Advancement | 503-352-1556 |


From President Hallick

Pacific will offer hybrid approaches to recognizing spring graduates, including small photo shoot opportunities and a virtual ceremony.

Commencement Pacific University Class of 2020

Pacific University celebrates more than 300 August graduates in health-related fields.

Yu-Chi Tai

Pacific University will celebrate its first class of graduates from its new bachelor of applied vision science program at its summer commencement on Aug. 8.

Upcoming Events

All Day | Saturday, May 15, 2021
Forest Grove