COVID-19 Information

While plans for in-person and/or virtual commencement ceremonies are still being determined for 2021, we invite you to review this information and check back frequently for updates.

An announcement will follow any final decision regarding hosting in-person and/or virtual ceremonies.

Graduating Student Information | June Commencement

Saturday, June 26, 2021 | 4 p.m.

Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center, Forest Grove Campus
2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116

Graduation Gear

Inviting Guests

We encourage graduating students to invite guests to join in celebrating Commencement. No tickets are necessary to attend. Please find details for guests here.


Rehearsal will take place the day prior to graduation in Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center. Participants are required to attend.


Graduating students, please arrive by 3:15 p.m. to pick up your cap and gown in Taylor-Meade, Room 120, and prepare for the processional.


A university photographer will be on site taking candid photos throughout the day with free images available to view and download on Flickr. If you do not wish to be in these images, please step out of any shots when possible or contact to have any photos of you removed from the albums after Commencement.


A dessert reception will be held after each ceremony on the patio of the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center. Graduating students and their guests are invited to gather, enjoy cake and punch, and take photos at campus landmarks.

Hometown News

In the weeks following Commencement, news releases are sent to graduating students’ hometown newspapers announcing your graduation. If you do not wish to have a news release issued on your behalf, please contact Marketing & Communications at