Graduate & Professional Schedule | May Commencement

The following programs participate in Pacific University's May Commencement ceremony:

College of Business
College of Education
College of Optometry
School of Pharmacy
School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training
Social Work

In addition to the university ceremony, many academic programs host other events. Special events are arranged individually by each College, School or Program. Please contact your Program Administrator for details.

There is no rehearsal for May Commencement. If you have concerns about your name being pronounced correctly, please contact your Program Administrator.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Graduates Assemble
12:30 p.m. | Stoller Athletic Center Fieldhouse

Graduates should arrive already in cap and gown to assemble for the processional. Hoods should be carried, not worn.

Commencement Ceremony
1:30 p.m. | Hanson Stadium

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

New Alumni Reception
3:30 p.m. | University Center

Directly after the ceremony, a reception for graduates and their guests at the University Center, Washburne Hall in the center of the Forest Grove Campus