COVID-19 Information

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, May Commencement will be celebrated with a pre-recorded virtual ceremony released May 15. Prior to that, graduation participants will be invited to small photo opportunities. Details are coming soon. Learn More

Student Information

Congratulations! You made it! Get ready for a series of festivities celebrating your graduation at May Commencement. Find important details for student participants — and for your guests!

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Virtual Ceremony
9 a.m.

All students must apply to graduate. Complete your online graduation application immediately at BoxerOnline, and find more details about getting ready to graduate. Graduation Checklist

Get your professional portrait. In 2021, students are invited to participate in professional photo shoots celebrating their graduation. These are invitation-only and require registration. Students will receive their diploma cover and other graduation gifts at this time. Students who do not participate may register to receive a DIY Grad Kit by mail. Photo Opportunities

Submit a photo. Professional photos from the photo opportunities will be included in the virtual ceremony when time allows. If you are unable to attend a photo opportunity, or your photo session takes place after April 23, you can submit your own photo. Submit a Photo

Celebrate Virtual Commencement. Pre-recorded virtual commencement ceremonies will debut on the university’s YouTube channel at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 15. These ceremonies will include pre-recorded remarks from university leadership, faculty and students, musical performances, the traditional conferral of degrees, and individual recognition of all graduating students. Virtual Commencement

Support Your Graduate. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, guests are not currently allowed on Pacific campuses. We invite families and friends to join us in celebrating students by watching the virtual commencement ceremonies on May 15. Family & Friends

After Graduation. Diplomas will be mailed to students following the virtual ceremony. Make sure you have let us know where to send it! You also will be able to download your graduation slide and professional photo — and, you will become the newest members of the Pacific University Alumni Association! After Graduation