Relive August Commencement Moments with Our Newest Pacific Alumni

Students, family and friends filled the East Lawn of Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus on Saturday, Aug. 12, as nearly 300 Boxers took their next steps in careers in the health professions.

2023 Pacific August CommencementAugust Commencement is the culmination of years of academic and clinical work for Pacific University  graduate and professional programs. We are proud to celebrate the achievements of our graduating students.

Thank you to members of our staff who helped make this an extra special day for our students, their families and our community.

It was a busy day and we have many memories, smiles and hugs to share!

Visit our photo portal to find portraits and candid photos, the recorded livestream, and a digital version of the program from August  2023 Commencement. You can scan through the photos, click on the pinned links to narrow your view to a specific ceremony or photo type, or search by individual graduate name to find stage-crossing portraits. These souvenirs of Commencement are yours for personal use.

The university celebrated its annual August Commencement, recognizing the accomplishments of graduation degree candidates from the College of Health Professions schools of Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration & Leadership, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies, as well as in the university’s cross-curricular PhD in Education & Leadership Program.

Pacific University serves more than 3,500 students in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs the arts and sciences, business, education, health professions, and optometry. 

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023