Guest Information | May Commencement
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Graduate & Professional Commencement
No tickets are needed for Pacific University Commencements. All seating is first-come, first-served. Gates open one hour before each ceremony begins. Seating Information
Commencement is outdoors, rain or shine. Please limit use of umbrellas. Ponchos are available for sale at the stadium. Check the weather at the Forest Grove Campus. Weather Information
Pacific University and Forest Grove parks are completely smoke-free areas. Smoking and vaping of any kind is prohibited in Lincoln Park, Hanson Stadium, and on all campus property, including parking lots.
Pets are not allowed in Hanson Stadium. Service animals are welcome.
Campus shuttles, accessible seating, and a captioned live stream of the ceremonies are available for guests. Please see accessibility information for additional details. Accessibility Information
Campus Public Safety and an emergency technician are on-site through Commencement. If you need immediate assistance, call 911 and/or hail and usher. If you have other safety concerns, call Campus Public Safety at 503-352-2230.
Additional amenities at Commencement include a flower stand at the stadium and the Bookstore in the University Center. Learn more about services on campus in our guest information pages. Amenity Information