Undergraduate 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 morning ceremony recognizes the graduation of our undergraduate students. Pacific will confer bachelor's degrees to students in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education.
Senior Projects Day
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Forest Grove Campus
Undergraduate students display their culminating work in a series of presentations and posters throughout the day. Learn More
Award Ceremony and Commencement Rehearsal
All graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business and College of Education and invited to attend the Award Ceremony and to hear instructions regarding the processional and seating arrangements. Graduates will be able to stay after the Awards Ceremony to talk to Faculty Marshals about name pronunciation.
Are you ready to celebrate all of your hard work during your time at Pacific University? Join your fellow classmates, faculty and staff at a celebration welcoming you to the Alumni Association. Food and beverages will be provided and you will also receive your free alumni pint glass!
Sign, Shake & Ring
Return to Old College Hall to join the University President, Lesley Hallick and participate in this important Pacific tradition. Ring the bell in the historic building and sign your name in the Book of Enrollment to signify the completion of your academic career at Pacific.
During Sign, Shake & Ring, all students and guests are invited to a reception outside of Old College Hall.
Kick off the big day right! Graduates Commencement Buffet Breakfast is free to Pacific University graduates with registration. Guests will need to purchase tickets ahead or at the door.
8:30 a.m. | Stoller Center Fieldhouse
Graduates should arrive already in cap and gown to assemble for the processional. Graduates will be lined up by the Registar's Office Staff to assemble for the Processional.
Stadium Gates Open
8:30 a.m. | Hanson Stadium
Commencement Ceremony Begins
9:30 a.m. | Hanson Stadium
New Alumni Reception
11:30 a.m. | University Center
Join us directly after the ceremony as we welcome our newest Pacific University alumni at a reception for graduates and their guests.