2021 Ceremonies and Activities

Commencement 2021 will include a number of activities, some live and some pre-recorded, as well as two in-person events. Unless otherwise noted, ceremonies listed below will take place on June 12, 2021.

University Commencement Celebration

Live webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. PDT.

Personalized Slide

Individuals who opted in for their school or college virtual ceremony by the deadline can find their individualized recognition slide on the Stage Clip website.

School and College Ceremonies

Pre-recorded ceremonies will be released at approximately 10:00 a.m. PDT. End time will depend on the number of graduates in the program.
Individual graduate recognition slides will be in the following order: doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees. All graduates will be listed in alphabetical order.
PDF programs are available to download for each ceremony.

School or College Pre-Recorded Ceremony Print Program PDF
Clark Honors College View the Ceremony View Program PDF
College of Arts and Sciences — Humanities View the Ceremony View Program PDF
College of Arts and Sciences — Natural Sciences View the Ceremony View Program PDF
College of Arts and Sciences — Social Sciences View the Ceremony View Program PDF
College of Design View the Ceremony View Program PDF
College of Education View the Ceremony View Program PDF
Lundquist College of Business View the Ceremony View Program PDF
School of Journalism and Communication View the Ceremony View Program PDF
School of Law — Conflict and Dispute Resolution Program (held June 5) View the Ceremony View Program PDF
School of Music and Dance View the Ceremony View Program PDF

In-Person Activities

Two in-person activities are being added to this year’s Commencement Day, June 12. Both activities will be outdoors and will be for graduates only.

  • Grad Parade: The Grad Parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. PDT. Graduates will check in and then line up on 13th Avenue in front of Matthew Knight Arena no earlier than 11:30 a.m. At approximately 12:30 p.m., graduates will parade west on 13th Avenue, crossing Agate Street and continuing through campus toward the Memorial Quad.
  • Stage Procession: Immediately following the Grad Parade, graduates will then proceed to a designated area on the Quad where they will cross a stage as their names are read aloud, and then have their picture taken. The Stage Procession begins at 1:00 p.m. PDT and this event will be livestreamed.

Graduates must opt in to these two in-person activities and must observe all COVID-19 and university conduct guidelines at all times. Please note: In the event that public health restrictions change, the event is subject to cancellation without notice.

The opt in for the two in-person activities is now closed. If you have any questions please contact the Commencement Office at commencement@uoregon.edu.

Other Virtual Activities and Ceremonies

Live and pre-recorded. Events are listed alphabetically. 

Jun 11
2021 Biology Celebration of Graduates1:00 p.m.

Celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our Biology and Marine Biology Graduating Class of 2021 with Biology Co-Valedictorians, Nora Kearns & Dimitra Fellman and Marine...
June 11 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our Biology and Marine Biology Graduating Class of 2021 with Biology Co-Valedictorians, Nora Kearns & Dimitra Fellman and Marine Biology Valedictorian, Abby MacInerney. The celebration will feature a meet-and-greet with breakout rooms for arriving families; comments from our Department Chair, Bruce Bowerman; recognition of our superlative Valedictorians and teaching award winners and a presentation of members of the extraordinary Graduating Class of 2021. We are limited to a maximum of 300 potential connections to our live Zoom Celebration, but plan to record and post the event afterwards for those who will not be able to attend.

 

For invitation with Zoom link, please contact Pat Lombardi, Biology, lombardi@uoregon.edu  or 541-346-6055.

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, Biology
Jun 11
2021 Clark Honors College Graduate Reception5:30 p.m.

This event offers CHC Class of 2021 Graduates an opportunity to gather one last time with CHC faculty and staff, introduce your family members, and...
June 11 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

This event offers CHC Class of 2021 Graduates an opportunity to gather one last time with CHC faculty and staff, introduce your family members, and say thank you and farewell. We will initially gather in the main Zoom room for a welcome from the Interim Dean and the announcement of the CHC Thesis Award winners. Afterwards, you and your family members will be able to move from breakout room to breakout room, visiting with the various CHC faculty.

Departments:
Clark Honors College
Jun 12
Architecture 2021 Virtual Live Commencement Celebration2:30 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021! Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff in the Department of Architecture’s virtual Commencement...
June 12 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff in the Department of Architecture’s virtual Commencement celebration.  

Graduating students may have received a Zoom link from your department to use, but it will also be livestreaming on YouTube.

Visit the College of Design's Commencement page for all the college's ceremonies and their links.

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: School of Architecture & Environment, Department of Architecture, Department of Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Interior Architecture, College of Design: Portland
Jun 12
Art and Art & Technology 2021 Virtual Live Commencement Celebration3:45 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021! Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff for the Department of Art's virtual commencement...
June 12 3:45 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff for the Department of Art's virtual commencement celebration.  

Graduating students may have received a Zoom link from your department to use, but it will also be livestreaming on Facebook.

Visit the College of Design's Commencement page for all the college's celebrations and their links.

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: School of Art + Design, Department of Art, Art and Technology Program
Jun 14
Black Graduation Ceremony 20213:00 p.m.

Join us for the Virtual 2021 Black Grad Ceremony at the University of Oregon!   Black Grad celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of those undergraduate and...
June 14 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Join us for the Virtual 2021 Black Grad Ceremony at the University of Oregon!  

Black Grad celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of those undergraduate and graduate students who are Black, African-American, and/or of the African Diaspora. This ceremony commemorates the hard work and dedication that our Black students have endured to get to this point in history not only at the University of Oregon, but in a global society. 

This year the ceremony will be co-hosted by the Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center, the Black Alumni Network, and the Alliance of Black Student Organizations.

Black Grad Ceremony will be held virtually on Monday, June 14th from 3:00 to 4:30 pm (PST). This live ceremony will recognize graduates and we will have guest speakers to honor our graduates. A recording will be available following the ceremony on the BCC website.

Please use this link to register: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0lKA6zfojxN2HA2

Departments:
Division of Student Life, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Office of the Dean of Students, Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion (VPEI), Featured DEI Events
Jun 11
Cinema Studies Class of 2021 Wrap Party 6:00 p.m.

Congratulations Cinema Studies Class of 2021!    Cinema Studies is celebrating the Class of 2021 with a Wrap Party, featuring a livestream set...
June 11 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Congratulations Cinema Studies Class of 2021! 
 
Cinema Studies is celebrating the Class of 2021 with a Wrap Party, featuring a livestream set of 90s throwback jams by DJ food stamp with shout-outs of our grads!  

Friday June 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm (PDT) 
Livestream on Cinema Studies Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitch Channels 

Kick-off commencement weekend Friday, June 11th from 6 to 7 pm (PDT) by dancing your booty off with friends and family as DJ food stamp (aka The Real Dr. Dré, aka André Sirois) spins 90s party cuts and gives shout-outs to this year’s graduates! Family, friends, and graduates are invited to join the Wrap Party on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitch.  

Please visit cinema.uoregon.edu for more information and for links to the livestream. 

#UOCINEgrad21 

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, Cinema Studies
Jun 12
College of Design 2021 Virtual Commencement10:00 a.m.

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff in watching the College of Design’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony.  There is a 20-minute...
June 12 10:00 a.m.

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff in watching the College of Design’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony.  There is a 20-minute presentation featuring the dean, school directors and department heads, and student sharers. Stay for the “Grad Roll” of student-created graduation slides.

To watch the ceremony, go to the UO Commencement Ceremonies webpage at 10 a.m. on June 12 and find the link for the College of Design.
 

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: School of Architecture & Environment, Department of Architecture, College of Design: School of Art + Design, Department of Art, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Design: School of Planning, Public Policy and Management, Art and Technology Program, Historic Preservation Program, Department of Interior Architecture, College of Design: Portland, Department of Product Design
Jun 12
College of Education 2021 Virtual Commencement10:00 a.m.

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining your family, friends, faculty and staff in watching the COE Virtual Commencement Ceremony.  There is a 30 minute presentation featuring...
June 12 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining your family, friends, faculty and staff in watching the COE Virtual Commencement Ceremony.  There is a 30 minute presentation featuring the Dean, Department Heads and student speakers.  Afterwards sit and watch student created graduation slides.

To watch the ceremony, go to the UO Commencement Ceremonies webpage at 10 a.m. on June 12 and find the link for the COE.
https://commencement.uoregon.edu/activities-and-ceremonies

Congratulations Class of 2021!

Departments:
Jun 12
Computer & Information Science Commencement Celebration4:00 p.m.

Please join us for a virtual meet and greet with faculty and staff to celebrate your accomplishments!  CIS and MACS majors.  For more information, please visit:...
June 12 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Please join us for a virtual meet and greet with faculty and staff to celebrate your accomplishments!  CIS and MACS majors.  For more information, please visit:  https://cs.uoregon.edu/news/commencement-2021

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, Computer and Information Science
Jun 5
CRES Commencement Ceremony 202110:00 a.m.

All are welcome to join the Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master's Program (CRES) to celebrate our 2021 graduates on Saturday, June 5, at 10 am on Zoom! Our keynote...
June 5 10:00 a.m.–noon

All are welcome to join the Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master's Program (CRES) to celebrate our 2021 graduates on Saturday, June 5, at 10 am on Zoom! Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat of Haskell Indian Nations University. More information on our website: https://law.uoregon.edu/about/events/commencement/cres 

An event link will be shared on our website and emailed a few days prior to our event. Please RSVP to receive an email with the link here: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bP1hM661CckHohw

Departments:
School of Law, Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master's Program
Jun 12
Department of Romance Languages and Latin American Studies Graduation Celebration

Department of Romance Languages and Latin American Studies Graduation Celebration
June 12 12:00 a.m.

Department of Romance Languages and Latin American Studies Graduation Celebration

Departments:
Jun 12
English Department and Folklore & Public Culture graduates, Virtual Celebration Ceremony

Celebrate the graduation of the English Department and Folklore & Public Culture graduates with a Virtual Celebration Ceremony  on this page (here) as a pre-recorded...
June 12 12:00 a.m.

Celebrate the graduation of the English Department and Folklore & Public Culture graduates with a Virtual Celebration Ceremony  on this page (here) as a pre-recorded message Saturday, June 12 following the main UO Commencement Ceremony info here. We welcome our graduates and families and look forward to celebrating your accomplishments!

While the English Department and Folklore & Public Culture Virtual Celebration Ceremony is being released after the main UO Commencement Ceremony on this page (here), the recording can be watched at any time following the main UO Commencement Ceremony and will remain available throughout the remainder of June.

 

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, English, Folklore
Jun 12
GSS commencement congratulations video 202110:30 a.m.

GSS program 2021 commencement congratulations video from Program Director Jamie Bufalino
June 12 10:30 a.m.–10:35 a.m.

GSS program 2021 commencement congratulations video from Program Director Jamie Bufalino

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, General Social Sciences
Jun 12
History Department commencement convocation video10:30 a.m.

History department commencement convocation video for class of 2021 - https://history.uoregon.edu/commencement-2020/ 
June 12 10:30 a.m.–10:40 a.m.

History department commencement convocation video for class of 2021 - https://history.uoregon.edu/commencement-2020/ 

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, History
Jun 11
IRES 2021 Graduation Celebration

IRES 2021 Graduation Celebration 
June 11 12:00 a.m.

IRES 2021 Graduation Celebration 

Departments:
Jun 6
Lavender Graduation 20212:00 p.m.

UO Lavender Graduation 2021: Honoring LGBTQIA+ Graduates Join us for the 25th Lavender Graduation at the University of Oregon!  Presented by LGBT+ Education and...
June 6 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

UO Lavender Graduation 2021: Honoring LGBTQIA+ Graduates

Join us for the 25th Lavender Graduation at the University of Oregon! 

Presented by LGBT+ Education and Support Services (LGBTESS).

Graduates must RSVP by May 17th to be included in the ceremony. 

Join us on Sunday, June 6th 2:00-3:30 p.m. PST for our remote 2021 Lavender Graduation to celebrate the accomplishments, education, perseverance, resilience, leadership, and advocacy of UO LGBTQIA+ graduate and undergraduate students!

This livestreamed ceremony recognizes graduates, announces award winners, and features keynote speakers and live DJ set! Graduates have the opportunity to be presented by a loved one or a mentor, and to receive a Lavender GradPack, which includes:

- Lavender 2021 tassel

- Custom stole

- Lavender Graduation enamel pin

- Handmade crafts donated from the community

- Certificate of Lavender Graduation

All LGBTQIA+ and allied graduate, undergraduate, or certificate students who are graduating in the 2020-2021 year are invited to join.

Graduates must RSVP by May 17th. All other guests should register by June 4th. Award nomination close on May 1st.

Register for Lavender Graduation: tinyurl.com/lavendergrad2021

Nominate for Lavender Awards: tinyurl.com/lavgradawards2021

Volunteer for Lavender Graduation: tinyurl.com/lavgradcrafts

Departments:
Division of Equity and Inclusion, Division of Student Life, Office of the Dean of Students, LGBTESSP, Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion (VPEI), Featured DEI Events
Jun 11
Linguistics Department Commencement Celebration3:30 p.m.

The Department of Linguistics welcomes graduates and guests to join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 live on Zoom on Friday, June 11th from 3:30-5PM PDT. We hope to see you...
June 11 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

The Department of Linguistics welcomes graduates and guests to join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 live on Zoom on Friday, June 11th from 3:30-5PM PDT. We hope to see you there!

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, Linguistics
Jun 11
Lundquist College Graduate Hooding Ceremony6:00 p.m.

It is with pleasure that the Lundquist College of Business requests your company as we celebrate the graduate Class of 2021. This virtual hooding ceremony will include words from...
June 11 6:00 p.m.

It is with pleasure that the Lundquist College of Business requests your company as we celebrate the graduate Class of 2021. This virtual hooding ceremony will include words from faculty, alumni, and students, and will conclude with the ceremonial hooding of PhD and master's program students.

Join us on YouTube to watch the livestream.

Departments:
Master of Science in Finance, Lundquist College of Business, Business Undergraduate, PhD, MBA, Accounting Undergraduate, Master of Accounting, Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis, Center for Sustainable Business Practices, Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship
Jun 12
Native Graduation3:00 p.m.

2021 Virtual Native Graduation Celebration
June 12 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

2021 Virtual Native Graduation Celebration

Departments:
Division of Equity and Inclusion, Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion (VPEI), Featured DEI Events
Jun 13
Nontrad Grad 20213:00 p.m.

Celebrate the nontraditional student graduates with us!!!
June 13 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Celebrate the nontraditional student graduates with us!!!

Departments:
Jun 12
Planning, Public Policy and Management 2021 Virtual Live Commencement Celebration4:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021! Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff for PPPM's virtual commencement...
June 12 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff for PPPM's virtual commencement celebration.  

Graduating students may have received a Zoom link from your department to use, but it will also be livestreaming on YouTube.

Visit the College of Design's Commencement page for all the college's celebrations and their links.

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: School of Planning, Public Policy and Management
Jun 12
Portland Architecture 2021 Virtual Live Commencement Celebration12:30 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021! Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff for the Portland Architecture program's virtual commencement...
June 12 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff for the Portland Architecture program's virtual commencement celebration.  

Graduating students may have received a Zoom link from your department to use, but it will also be livestreaming on YouTube.

Visit the College of Design's Commencement page for all the college's celebrations and their links.

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: School of Architecture & Environment, Department of Architecture, Historic Preservation Program, College of Design: Portland
Jun 12
Product Design 2021 Virtual Live Commencement Celebration3:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021! Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff in the Department of Product Design's virtual commencement...
June 12 3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Celebrate the class of 2021 by joining family, friends, faculty, and staff in the Department of Product Design's virtual commencement celebration.  

Graduating students may have received a Zoom link from your department to use, but it will also be livestreaming on Facebook.

Visit the College of Design's Commencement page for all the college's celebrations and their links.

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: Portland, College of Design: School of Art + Design, Department of Product Design
Jun 11
Psychology Department - 2021 Commencement Celebration5:00 p.m.

Celebrate the graduation of Psychology majors with the department head and other faculty.  We welcome our graduates and families and look forward to celebrating your...
June 11 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Celebrate the graduation of Psychology majors with the department head and other faculty.  We welcome our graduates and families and look forward to celebrating your accomplishments!

Departments:
Jun 12
SOJC Virtual Commencement and Watch Party10:00 a.m.

Celebrate with the SOJC Class of 2021 during commencement with a virtual watch party at home! Share this event with friends and family so we can all celebrate our students...
June 12 10:00 a.m.

Celebrate with the SOJC Class of 2021 during commencement with a virtual watch party at home!

Share this event with friends and family so we can all celebrate our students together on June 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Use the hashtag #SOJCGrad21 to show us how you’re showing up for our graduates and share your messages of support.

To watch the ceremony, go to the UO Commencement Ceremonies webpage at 10 a.m. on June 12 and find the link for SOJC.
https://commencement.uoregon.edu/activities-and-ceremonies

Check out SOJC’s commencement page for ideas for grad cap designs and watch party décor, SOJC grad GIFs, and more. https://journalism.uoregon.edu/commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Departments:
School of Journalism and Communication
Jun 12
Sports Product Design 2021 Virtual Live Commencement Celebration1:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021! The Sports Product Design's virtual commencement celebration is a private event. Graduating students should've received a...
June 12 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

The Sports Product Design's virtual commencement celebration is a private event. Graduating students should've received a Zoom link from the program to use to access this celebration. Please reach out to your program head if you missed getting that link.

Departments:
College of Design, College of Design: Portland, College of Design: School of Art + Design, Department of Product Design
Jun 11
Theatre Arts Department Commencement Celebration4:00 p.m.

The Department of Theatre Arts welcomes graduates and guests to join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 live on Zoom on Friday, June 11th from 4:00-5:30 PDT. We hope to...
June 11 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

The Department of Theatre Arts welcomes graduates and guests to join us in celebrating the Class of 2021 live on Zoom on Friday, June 11th from 4:00-5:30 PDT. We hope to see you there!

Graduates-- you will be provided a Zoom link to participate in the celebration

Guests of graduates-- please view the ceremony live stream on our YouTube Channel

Departments:
College of Arts & Sciences, Theatre Arts