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. Much of the content in the main celebration and school and college ceremonies was filmed over the past few weeks and may not fully reflect current events.
University Commencement Celebration
Live webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. PDT
To view and download your personalized slide please visit our Stage Clip website.
School and College Ceremonies
Pre-recorded ceremonies will be released concurrently at 10:30 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: PhD, masters, undergraduate. All graduates will be listed in alphabetical order.
PDF programs are available to download for each ceremony.
Other Virtual Activities and Ceremonies
Live and pre-recorded. More events will be added when they are confirmed.
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
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.
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.
Cinema Studies Virtual Commencement Ceremony – Saturday, June 20, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. (PDT)
Please join the Department of Cinema Studies in celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2020. All are invited to join the virtual commencement ceremony featuring faculty messages, alumni greetings, and the presentation of the Cinema Studies graduates and their commencement messages! The pre-recorded Cinema Studies commencement ceremony will be available at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
Cinema Studies Livestream Reception – Saturday, June 20, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. (PDT)
After the ceremony, graduates are invited to attend a Zoom reception with the Class of 2020 and faculty from the Department of Cinema Studies at 1:30 p.m. (PDT). Family and friends are invited to its YouTube livestream.
For more information on how to join the celebration, please visit cinema.uoregon.edu.
Congratulations Class of 2020!
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!
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.
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.
Join the PPPM Commencement Zoom Webinar or Stream it Live on College of Design's YouTube Channel!
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!
University of Oregon's Department of Theatre Arts will be hosting a live commencement via ZOOM. This event will be live-streamed on youtube for guests to enjoy.