May 2019 Graduation Weekend

May Commencement is the crowning finish to the academic year and a time to recognize the outstanding graduating students of Pacific University.

Join us for a weekend of festivities celebrating their graduation.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Hanson Stadium, Forest Grove Campus
2423 Main St., Forest Grove, OR 97116
Also live streamed with captions at

Undergraduate Commencement
9:30 a.m.

Graduate & Professional Commencement
1:30 p.m.


May Commencement 2019

Capacity crowds for bachelor's and advanced degree ceremonies on May 18 celebrate the accomplishments of the university's Class of 2019.

Asela Chandrasinghe ’19

Her student research focuses on ways to constrain the addictive effects of smoking.

Shawn Opfer '19

The Pacific University student's study plans were "disrupted" by an encounter with computational chemistry. Now he’s using computational chemistry to study the behavior of surfactant compounds, with an eye on real-world uses.