2020 College of the Arts Commencement Ceremony

Join us for the 2020 College of the Arts Commencement Ceremony!

Friday, June 12
9 a.m.

Viking Pavilion
930 SW Hall St
Portland, Oregon 97201


This year, the College of the Arts Commencement Ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students will be held in the Viking Pavilion on June 12, 2020. The College of the Arts is not participating in the University-Wide Commencement at the Moda Center.

All eligible College of the Arts students wishing to participate in Commencement must register to attend the College of the Arts Commencement Ceremony. You will be given the option to register for the Commencement Ceremony when you apply to graduate

Note: Students do not receive their diploma at Commencement and are not required to participate in order to graduate. However, it is a great way to celebrate your achievement with your classmates, professors, family and friends.

Eligibility 

All undergraduate and graduate College of the Arts students graduating between fall 2019 and fall 2020 are eligible to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. 

Important dates

April 10: Deadline to apply to be College of the Arts Commencement speaker (application opens Feb. 24)
Mid-April: Deadline to order Regalia
April 30: Deadline to apply to graduate and have your name in the printed program
May 20 & 21: Grad Fair (pick up pre-ordered regalia)

Accommodations for Graduates
Graduates who would like to request accommodations to participate in the Commencement Ceremony can email the-arts@pdx.edu.
 

Venue Notes

  • Outside food and drinks are not permitted.
  • Balloons are not permitted.
  • Strollers do not fit into the Viking Pavilion seating areas. As a result, anyone bringing a stroller will be required to leave it at the door. This is not secure storage.

Event Parking & Transit


 

Visit PSU's Commencement website for more information about graduating.