Join Pacific University is celebrating May Commencement with two virtual ceremonies debuting on May 15.

The pre-recorded video ceremonies for undergraduate students and graduate/professional students will go live on the university’s YouTube channel at 9 a.m. Saturday. The ceremonies include recognition of each graduating student, the conferral of degrees, remarks from university leadership, plus music and photos honoring the Class of 2021.

Many graduating students have been participating in commemorative stage-walk opportunities, and live streams of those experience also are available to watch on YouTube. Additionally, professional portraits taken at the sessions will be available for students to download starting May 17.

More than 80 students earned academic, service, and leadership awards from their individual programs. Visit the university's Instagram channel, where awardees will be featured for the next month.