2019 Commencement Ceremony Schedule

Times listed below are the start and approximate end time of each ceremony. Graduates and guests should plan for additional time to accommodate graduate line up, venue dismissal, and travel time before finalizing other commitments such as graduation parties, restaurant reservations, flights, etc.

Friday, June 14, 2019
3:00 - 5:00 PM
College of Education Viking Pavilion
Saturday, June 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

School of Business
Graduate Students

Viking Pavilion

Saturday, June 15, 2019
1:00 - 3:00 PM
4:00 - 6:00 PM

School of Business
Undergraduate Students

Viking Pavilion

Sunday, June 16, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
College of The Arts
College of Urban & Public Affairs
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
School of Social Work
Moda Center
Sunday, June 16, 2019
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Moda Center


Commencement Eligibility

  • All undergraduate, masters and graduate certificate students graduating fall term 2018, through fall term 2019, are eligible to participate.
  • All doctoral students graduating summer term 2018, through spring term 2019, who have been certified by the Office of Graduate Studies are eligible to participate. Contact the Office of Graduate Studies for more information.

Next Steps for Spring 2019 Ceremony Attendees

  1. Apply to Graduate from PSU by April 30, 2019
    • You will be asked whether or not you’d like to participate in the Commencement Ceremony within the application to graduate. 
    • College of Education and School of Business Grads should check their websites for additional requirements.
  2. Order Your Cap and Gown by April 12, 2019 (Ordering becomes available February)
  3. Order Tickets to the Ceremony for Friends and Family Starting May 1
  4. Attend Grad Fair in May 
  5. Attend Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Giveaways

This year, PSU will be giving our Class of 2019 the opportunity to win fantastic commencement prizes. All you have to do to enter is apply to graduate! The sooner you apply the more entries into the drawing you will receive. More details coming soon.

Prizes for the 2019 Commencement Giveaway include:

  • Cap & Gown + Stole of Gratitude
  • 1 night hotel stay at the Hampton Inn Pearl District
  • VIP Seating for up to 10 friends and family members 
  • Diploma Frames
  • PSU Swag from Spirit Store

Want to Relive the Moment?

Enjoy the pictures and video of 2018's ceremony here.

Enjoy the pictures and video of 2017's ceremony here.

Enjoy the pictures and video of 2016's ceremony here.