Guest Information | May Commencement

Saturday, May 16, 2020

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.

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