Graduate & Professional Schedule | May Commencement
Commencement is the culmination of countless hours of hard work, sacrifice and pursuit of new knowledge. Join us on graduation weekend for celebrations and activities to recognize all you have accomplished.
The afternoon ceremony recognizes the graduation of our graduate and professional students in the College of Business, College of Education, College of Optometry, School of Pharmacy, School of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, and Master of Social Work Program.
Friday, May 17, 2019
Welcome to the Optometry Profession
10:30 a.m. | Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center
The College of Optometry welcomes graduating students to the profession and presents student awards in this invitation-only ceremony.
School of Pharmacy Award Ceremony
4:30 p.m. | NW Events, Hillsboro
The School of Pharmacy welcomes graduating students to the profession and presents student awards in this invitation-only ceremony.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
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.
1:30 p.m. | Hanson Stadium
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
* 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.