2020 Ceremonies and Activities

Commencement 2020 will include a number of activities, some live and some pre-recorded. Unless otherwise noted, ceremonies listed below will take place on June 20, 2020.

University Commencement Celebration

Live webcast
9:00–10:00 a.m. PDT

School and College Ceremonies

Pre-recorded; links to be added prior to release
Released concurrently at 10:30 a.m. PDT (end time depends on the number of graduates)

School or College Major Link to Program
College of Arts and Sciences Anthropology View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Biology/Marine Biology View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Cinema Studies View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Comparative Literature/German and Scandinavian/Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Computer and Information Science View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Creative Writing View Program
College of Arts and Sciences East Asian Languages and Literatures/Asian Studies View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Earth Sciences View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Economics View Program
College of Arts and Sciences English/Folklore and Public Culture View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Environmental Studies View Program
College of Arts and Sciences General Science View Program
College of Arts and Sciences General Social Science View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Geography View Program
College of Arts and Sciences History View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Human Physiology View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Consortium (Classics, Humanities, Judaic Studies, Medieval Studies, Religious Studies) View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies View Program
College of Arts and Sciences International Studies View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Linguistics View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Mathematics/Mathematics and Computer Science View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Philosophy View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Political Science View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Psychology View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Physics View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Romance Languages View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Sociology View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Theater Arts View Program
College of Arts and Sciences Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies View Program
Clark Honors College All Students View Program
College of Design Architecture and Environment (architecture, historic preservation, interior architecture, landscape architecture) View Program
College of Design Art + Design (art, art and technology, product design, sports product design) View Program
College of Design History of Art and Architecture (art history, museum studies) View Program
College of Design Planning, Public Policy, and Management (non-profit management, planning, public administration) View Program
College of Design Portland Programs View Program
College of Education All Students View Program
Lundquist College of Business Graduate Students View Program
Lundquist College of Business Undergraduate Students View Program
School of Journalism and Communication All Students View Program
School of Law Conflict and Dispute Resolution Program View Program
School of Music and Dance All Students View Program
UO Graduate School Applied Information Management View Program

Other Virtual Activities and Ceremonies

Live and pre-recorded. More events will be added when they are confirmed.

Jun 15
2020 Black Grad Ceremony3:00 p.m.

The Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center will celebrate the graduates from Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020 during a virtual ceremony. The BCC would like to have...
June 15 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Zoom

The Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center will celebrate the graduates from Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020 during a virtual ceremony. The BCC would like to have all Black students who desire to participate and their guest complete the RSVP links to receive the Zoom link.

Graduates RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/2020UOBlackGrad - Due June 1st

All Guest RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/2020UOBlackGradGuest - Due June 10th

Departments:
Division of Equity and Inclusion, Multicultural Center (MCC), Division of Student Life, Office of the Dean of Students, Black Cultural Center (BCC), Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion (VPEI), Featured DEI Events
Jun 1
Award Nomination for Lavender Graduation12:00 a.m.

2020 Lavender Graduation Award Nominations Complete the form below to nominate undergraduate and graduate students, departments, staff, and faculty for Lavender Graduation...
June 1 12:00 a.m.
https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9mndZCDCT741PRH

2020 Lavender Graduation Award Nominations

Complete the form below to nominate undergraduate and graduate students, departments, staff, and faculty for Lavender Graduation Awards.

Recipients will be honored at our remote Lavender Graduation on Sunday, June 14th from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. You do not need to nominate someone for every award presented. This form will close on June 1st, 2020.

 

Awards Presented:  

Commitment to Community Awards (2)

Rainbow Volunteer Award

Building Bridges Award

Shining Star Award

 

Nomination form: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9mndZCDCT741PRH

 

If would like to attend our remote event, please RSVP at the link. Graduates must RSVP by June 1st to be included in the ceremony, and guests must RSVP by June 12th to receive access to the Zoom link.

 

 

Departments:
Division of Equity and Inclusion, Division of Student Life, Office of the Dean of Students, LGBTESSP
Jun 14
Lavender Graduation: Honoring LGBTQIA+ Graduates3:00 p.m.

Join us for our 24th year celebrating Lavender Graduation at the University of Oregon! This year the LGBT+ Education and Support Services (LGBTESS) will be celebrating our...
June 14 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Zoom, please RSVP to receive the link

Join us for our 24th year celebrating Lavender Graduation at the University of Oregon! This year the LGBT+ Education and Support Services (LGBTESS) will be celebrating our graduates remotely!

Lavender Graduation will be held on Sunday, June 14th from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. This live ceremony will recognize graduates, scholarship recipients, award winners, and LGBTQIA+ speakers.

Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of undergraduate and graduate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, aromantic, asexual, agender, non-binary, pansexual, same-gender-loving, two-spirit, allied, and all others connected to the LGBTQIA+ community. This ceremony is celebrated by colleges and universities across the country for over 25 years!

Registered Graduates will receive the opportunity to opt-in to the following:

1.     Participate in a live Lavender Graduation on June 14th at 3:00 p.m., and be presented by a speaker (mentor, friend, family) selected by the graduate to highlight their accomplishments.

2.     Be featured on the LGBT Education and Support Services (LGBTESS) social media and website, including a graduate photo, bio, and note.

3.     Receive a Lavender Graduate goodie bag including a lavender tassel, certificate, special edition Lavender Graduate enamel pin, and congratulatory notes from LGBTQIA+ community members! 

All undergraduate and graduate students who are graduating Fall 2019 term, and Winter through Fall 2020 terms are welcome to participate in Lavender Graduation. Regardless of your prior engagement in LGBTQIA+ programs, organizations, or the community, you are encouraged to be recognized for your accomplishments as a LGBTQIA+ student!

Graduates must RSVP by June 1st to be included in the ceremony and program. All other guests, please RSVP by June 12th to receive access to the Zoom link. This is to ensure safety for our participants and to prevent “zoom bombing”. You do not need to be a graduating to participate in the ceremony.  

To RSVP to Lavender Graduation, please complete the registration link.

Nominate undergraduate and graduate students, departments, staff, and faculty for Lavender Graduation Awards through our nomination form by June 1st.

Send our Lavender Graduates words or tokens of your congratulations through our submission form, due May 31st!

Departments:
Division of Equity and Inclusion, Division of Student Life, Office of the Dean of Students, LGBTESSP, College of Education, Office of the Dean
Jun 20
Lundquist College Graduate Commencement Ceremony10:30 a.m.

The Lundquist College of Business commencement ceremony is held separately from the University of Oregon commencement ceremony, which will take place immediately beforehand....
June 20 10:30 a.m.–noon

The Lundquist College of Business commencement ceremony is held separately from the University of Oregon commencement ceremony, which will take place immediately beforehand. Students are invited to participate virtually in both ceremonies. Any graduate student graduating winter, spring, summer, or fall of 2020 may participate in the June 2020 ceremony.

Departments:
Lundquist College of Business, MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Science in Finance
Jun 20
Lundquist College Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony10:30 a.m.

The Lundquist College of Business commencement ceremony is held separately from the University of Oregon commencement ceremony, which will take place immediately beforehand....
June 20 10:30 a.m.–noon

The Lundquist College of Business commencement ceremony is held separately from the University of Oregon commencement ceremony, which will take place immediately beforehand. Students are invited to participate virtually in both ceremonies.

Departments:
Lundquist College of Business, Business Undergraduate, Accounting Undergraduate
Jun 20
SOJC Virtual Commencement and Watch Party10:30 a.m.

You’re invited to watch the 2020 UO School of Journalism and Communication Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 20! All University of Oregon commencement...
June 20 10:30 a.m.
Virtual

You’re invited to watch the 2020 UO School of Journalism and Communication Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 20! All University of Oregon commencement activities will be virtual this year. 

 

To tune in to the ceremony, bookmark the UO Commencement Ceremonies webpage. The link to the SOJC ceremony will be released on that page at 10:30 a.m. PDT on June 20.

 

Celebrate with the Class of 2020 during commencement with a virtual watch party at home! Share this event link with friends and family so we can all celebrate our students together on June 20, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Use the hashtag #SOJCGrad2020 on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn to show us how you’re showing up for our graduates and share your messages of support.

 

Check out SOJC’s commencement page for downloadable yard signs, ideas for grad cap designs and watch party décor, SOJC grad GIFs, and more.

 

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Departments:
School of Journalism and Communication