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Celebrate Commencement on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Location: Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, Portland Oregon (Previously known as the Rose Garden Arena)

Ceremony Times

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: 10:00 a.m. to approx. 12:30 p.m.
Professional Schools & Colleges*: 3:30 p.m. to approx. 6:00 p.m.

*Professional Schools include: College of Urban & Public Affairs, School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Education, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, College of the Arts, and School of Social Work.


Tickets go on sale May 1, 2016 at the PSU Box Office. 

Each graduate receives 4 free tickets (loaded into the ticket portal for your ceremony, please check you are in the correct ceremony before contacting the Box Office or Commencement Office). Graduates do not need a ticket.

Additional tickets will be $8.50 and there is no limit. The Moda Center has ample seating and we do not anticipate running out of seats.

Who is eligible to walk?

All undergraduate, masters, and graduate certificate students graduating Fall 2015-Fall 2016 are eligible to participate in the June 12, 2016 ceremony. 

All doctoral students graduating Summer 2015 to Spring 2016 who have been certified by the Office of Graduate Studies are eligible to participate. 

Past Ceremonies

Enjoy pictures and video of 2014's ceremony here. 

Enjoy pictures and video of 2015's ceremony here.