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 | Community Engagement & University Events
503-352-1556 | jfeiner@pacificu.edu

Upcoming Events

May
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9 a.m. | Saturday, May 20, 2023
Forest Grove, Lincoln Park Athletic Complex, Hanson Stadium
May
20
1:30 p.m. | Saturday, May 20, 2023
Forest Grove
May
20
1:30 p.m. | Saturday, May 20, 2023
Forest Grove, Lincoln Park Athletic Complex, Hanson Stadium

Headlines

Recent alumni return to campus to celebrate Special Commencement for the classes of 2020 and 2021

It was a day long overdue on Sunday as members of Pacific University’s classes of 2020 and 2021 had the opportunity to cross the stage in celebration of their graduations.

College of Health Professions graduates celebrate August Commencement

The university celebrated its annual August Commencement, recognizing the accomplishments of graduation degree candidates from the College of Health Professions schools of Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration & Leadership, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies, as well as in the university’s cross-curricular PhD in Education & Leadership Program.

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.