Apply to Graduate

Apply for graduation on DuckWeb. For spring term, undergraduate student applications are due by April 26, 2016; graduate student applications are due by April 10, 2016.

Apply for Graduation

Get Your Cap, Gown, and More

Visit the Duck Store to purchase your cap, gown, announcements, and other memorabilia. Check in with commencement staff if you need any special accommodations to fully participate in events.

The Duck Store

Accessibility

Invite Your Family and Friends

Check in with them to find out if there are any special requests that need to be made to help your guests get around campus on graduation day.

Accessibility

Travel Information

Find Your Ceremonies

Plan to participate in the Grad Parade and University Commencement Ceremony. Check with your academic major department for instructions on how to participate in your department ceremony.

University Ceremony

Department Ceremonies


Download the App

All the information on this website—and more— is available in the Be a Duck app. Download it to access a full event schedule, an interactive campus map, important campus contacts, and more. Simply download the app and search for the “commencement” guide. Explore before the big day!

Be a Duck App Commencement Guide


Grad Fair

Order your graduation essentials at The Duck Store. Don’t miss The Duck Store’s Grad Fair on April 4–7 at the 13th Avenue and Kincaid Street location. Pick up your online order or shop for everything you need, and meet with vendors for regalia, class rings, announcements, and more. All graduation packages include a one-year UO Alumni Association membership. You will receive a $10 Duck Store gift card when you order your package online or at Grad Fair on or before April 7.

Grad Fair

Senior Send-off

To celebrate new inDUCKtees into our illustrious family of alumni, the Student Alumni Association (SAA) hosts the annual Senior Send-off. Located at the EMU Amphitheater, graduating students are all welcomed with a festive afternoon of socializing with fellow graduates, delicious root beer floats, and numerous giveaways on behalf of SAA, the UO Alumni Association (UOAA), and many local sponsors. Seniors have the opportunity to hear from former alumni about what life after college holds and connect with UOAA partners. Graduates will also be able to learn about the benefits of becoming a UOAA member. Come and celebrate before embarking on your journy as alumni.

Senior Send-off

Alumni InDucktion

On the night before the University Commencement Ceremony, join the UO Alumni Association and President Schill for a champagne and dessert reception from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ford Alumni Center. Celebrate all the hard work you have put in over the course of your educational career. Get dressed up in your best cocktail attire, and don’t miss out on the fun! This event is free for graduating seniors and their families.

Alumni Inducktion

Life Beyond UO

We know that the question of “what next?” can be daunting, even scary, to answer. The University of Oregon wants to make sure that our graduating Ducks are prepared for life after college. Various departments on campus are hosting workshops, seminars, and events to help graduating students prepare for that next step. We’ve pulled all of these great events together in one place to make your career prep easier. Join us and get ready for your life beyond UO.

Life Beyond UO