Ceremonies

This year’s University Commencement Ceremony will take place on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. at Autzen Stadium.

Following is the full schedule of ceremonies and celebrations for schools, colleges, and student programs to individually recognize their graduates. These ceremonies take place leading up to and on commencement day and typically require graduates to RSVP in advance. Please check with your academic major department for information on how to participate in your ceremony.

May 21
2022 JD/LLM Commencement Program 1:00 p.m.

The University of Oregon School of Law will celebrate its first in-person Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws Commencement since 2019. This will be the 136th commencement ceremony....
2022 JD/LLM Commencement Program
May 21
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

The University of Oregon School of Law will celebrate its first in-person Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws Commencement since 2019. This will be the 136th commencement ceremony. More than 150 JD and LLM degrees will be conferred.

May 26
Peace Corps Year-End Celebration 10:00 a.m.

Come celebrate with Peace Corps! We will celebrate our Peace Corps Prep Certificate graduates, send off our students who are leaving for Peace Corps Service, encourage those who...
Peace Corps Year-End Celebration
May 26
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall Commons - 1st Floor

Come celebrate with Peace Corps! We will celebrate our Peace Corps Prep Certificate graduates, send off our students who are leaving for Peace Corps Service, encourage those who are in the process of applying and being invited, share information with interested students, and catch up with local Returned Peace Corps Volunteers!

Jun 5
Lavender Graduation noon

  Join us on Sunday, June 5th 12:00pm – 2:00pm PDT for UO’s 2022 Lavender Graduation Ceremony. Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments and...
Lavender Graduation
June 5
noon
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

 

Join us on Sunday, June 5th 12:00pm – 2:00pm PDT for UO’s 2022 Lavender Graduation Ceremony. 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!

This year’s event, hosted in the EMU Ballroom, will be our time to come together as a community to celebrate the accomplishments, education, perseverance, resilience, leadership, and advocacy of UO LGBTQIA+ graduate and undergraduate students!

All graduating LGBTQIA+ students who wish to be honored at the 2022 ceremony should register by May 15th, 2022, at 11:59pm.

Graduating Student Registration Qualtrics: https://tinyurl.com/UOLavGrad2022

Jun 10
2022 Black Graduation Ceremony 6:00 p.m.

Join us for the 2022 Black Grad Ceremony at the University of Oregon!   Black Grad celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of those undergraduate, graduate,...
2022 Black Graduation Ceremony
June 10
6:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Great Room

Join us for the 2022 Black Grad Ceremony at the University of Oregon!  

Black Grad celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of those undergraduate, graduate, and law 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 and the Alliance of Black Student Organizations.

Black Grad Ceremony will be held on Friday, June 10th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm (PST) with a reception to follow at the LRP Black Cultural Center. This in-person ceremony will recognize graduates and we will have speakers to honor our graduates.

Graduates Registration - Deadline May 6, 2022: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5tAGVOdUazEOljE  

Guest Registration - Deadline May 31, 2022: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aV5VfmN2TcWmcnQ

Jun 11
Department of Philosophy Commencement 2:00 p.m.

Please join us for the 2022 Commencement for the Department of Philosophy!

Department of Philosophy Commencement
June 11
2:00 p.m.
Beall Concert Hall

Please join us for the 2022 Commencement for the Department of Philosophy!

Jun 11
Nontraditional Graduation 3:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the graduation of the Nontraditional Students. Family and friends are welcome to attend!

RSVP requred through the Qualtrics link. 

Nontraditional Graduation
June 11
3:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) 214 Redwood Auditorium

Come celebrate the graduation of the Nontraditional Students. Family and friends are welcome to attend!

RSVP requred through the Qualtrics link. 

Jun 12
Classics, Humanities, Judaic Studies, Medieval Studies, & Religious Studies Commencement Ceremony 10:00 a.m.

Commencement ceremony for Classics, Humanities, Judaic Studies, Medieval Studies, and Religious Studies.

Classics, Humanities, Judaic Studies, Medieval Studies, & Religious Studies Commencement Ceremony
June 12
10:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) 214 Redwood Auditorium

Commencement ceremony for Classics, Humanities, Judaic Studies, Medieval Studies, and Religious Studies.

Jun 12
Computer Science Departmental Commencement Ceremony 10:00 a.m.

Computer and Information Science Departmental Commencement Ceremony - tickets are not required for the CIS departmental ceremony. Friends and family are welcome to attend and...
Computer Science Departmental Commencement Ceremony
June 12
10:00 a.m.
East Campus Green (Law School Lawn)

Computer and Information Science Departmental Commencement Ceremony - tickets are not required for the CIS departmental ceremony. Friends and family are welcome to attend and celebrate! Graduating students will be individually recognized on stage. The ceremony will be approximately one and a half hours long.   For more information and to RSVP, see:  https://cs.uoregon.edu/news/commencement-2022

Jun 12
Data Science Commencement Ceremony 10:00 a.m.

Commencement ceremony for the first cohort of gradutes in Data Science at the UO.  This ceremony will be joint with the CIS department's commencement ceremony. Graduating...
Data Science Commencement Ceremony
June 12
10:00 a.m.
East Campus Green (Law School Lawn)

Commencement ceremony for the first cohort of gradutes in Data Science at the UO.  This ceremony will be joint with the CIS department's commencement ceremony. Graduating students will be individually recognized on stage. The ceremony will be approximately one and a half hours long. Friends and family are welcome to attend and celebrate!  Tickets are not required.  

 

 

 

 

Jun 12
Department of Cinema Studies Commencement Ceremony 10:00 a.m.

Congratulations to the Cinema Studies Class of 2022!  Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2022. Visit cinema.uoregon.edu for...
Department of Cinema Studies Commencement Ceremony
June 12
10:00 a.m.
Straub Hall 156

Congratulations to the Cinema Studies Class of 2022! 

Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2022.

Visit cinema.uoregon.edu for more information about the Cinema Studies Ceremony and how to participate!

Jun 12
Department of Geography Commencement 10:00 a.m.

Join the UO Department of Geography in celebrating the achievements of its graduates! We look forward to meeting your families and celebrating in person! We look forward to seeing...
Department of Geography Commencement
June 12
10:00 a.m.
TBA

Join the UO Department of Geography in celebrating the achievements of its graduates! We look forward to meeting your families and celebrating in person! We look forward to seeing you there.

Jun 12
General Social Science (GSS) Commencement Ceremony 10:00 a.m.

General Social Science departmental commencement ceremony.

General Social Science (GSS) Commencement Ceremony
June 12
10:00 a.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

General Social Science departmental commencement ceremony.

Jun 12
Romance Languages, East Asian Languages and Literatures, German and Scandinavian, Asian Studies and Latin American Studies Departmental Commencement Ceremony 10:00 a.m.

The Departments of Romance Languages, East Asian Languages and Literatures, German and Scandinavian, Asian Studies, and Latin American Studies are pleased to invite you to their...
Romance Languages, East Asian Languages and Literatures, German and Scandinavian, Asian Studies and Latin American Studies Departmental Commencement Ceremony
June 12
10:00 a.m.
Southwest Campus Green (Knight Library Lawn)

The Departments of Romance Languages, East Asian Languages and Literatures, German and Scandinavian, Asian Studies, and Latin American Studies are pleased to invite you to their combined commencement ceremony.

Jun 12
MBA Commencement Ceremony 11:00 a.m.

The Lundquist College of Business Graduate commencement ceremonies are held separately from the main University of Oregon commencement ceremony. Students are invited to...
MBA Commencement Ceremony
June 12
11:00 a.m.
Beall Concert Hall

The Lundquist College of Business Graduate commencement ceremonies are held separately from the main University of Oregon commencement ceremony. Students are invited to participate in both ceremonies.

All class of 2022 Oregon MBA students (earning their degree in winter, spring, summer, or fall of 2022) may participate in the June 2022 Lundquist College of Business MBA ceremony.

Contact Jessica Brown at jdbb@uoregon.edu with questions.

Jun 12
Native American Graduation 2022 noon

Native American Graduation 2022
June 12
noon
Many Nations Longhouse
Jun 12
Department of Linguistics Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

The Department of Linguistics welcomes graduates and guests to celebrate the Class of 2022 with us.

Department of Linguistics Commencement Ceremony
June 12
1:00 p.m.
Straub Hall 156

The Department of Linguistics welcomes graduates and guests to celebrate the Class of 2022 with us.

Jun 12
Department of Political Science Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

Department of Political Science Commencement Ceremony

Department of Political Science Commencement Ceremony
June 12
1:00 p.m.
Knight Library South Lawn

Department of Political Science Commencement Ceremony

Jun 12
Department of Psychology Commencement 1:00 p.m.

We invite our students and their families to attend our Psychology department commencement to celebrate their graduation from our department and next steps in their future...
Department of Psychology Commencement
June 12
1:00–4:00 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

We invite our students and their families to attend our Psychology department commencement to celebrate their graduation from our department and next steps in their future careers.  

Our registration form is now open! Please fill it out completely by May 16th to secure a place at the event. Tickets are not required. More information is available at our website: https://psychology.uoregon.edu/undergraduates/psychology-commencement. If you are not planning to attend but still want a copy of the program and/or your degree cover, or if you have any questions, you can contact Jeff Davis (jeffreyd@uoregon.edu). Congratulations Graduating Psychology Ducks!

Jun 12
Department of Sociology Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

Department of Sociology Commencement Ceremony

Department of Sociology Commencement Ceremony
June 12
1:00 p.m.
Knight Law Center East Lawn

Department of Sociology Commencement Ceremony

Jun 12
ENVS Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the achivements of our Environmental Studies and Science graduates!

ENVS Commencement Ceremony
June 12
1:00–2:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

Come celebrate the achivements of our Environmental Studies and Science graduates!

Jun 12
MAcc, MSF, and Business PhD Commencement Ceremony 1:30 p.m.

The Lundquist College of Business Graduate commencement ceremonies are held separately from the main University of Oregon commencement ceremony. Students are invited to...
MAcc, MSF, and Business PhD Commencement Ceremony
June 12
1:30 p.m.
Beall Concert Hall

The Lundquist College of Business Graduate commencement ceremonies are held separately from the main University of Oregon commencement ceremony. Students are invited to participate in both ceremonies.

All class of 2022 Master of Science in Finance, Master of Accounting, of business PhD students (earning their degree in winter, spring, summer, or fall of 2022) may participate in the June 2022 Lundquist College of Business MAcc, MSF, and business PhD ceremony.

Contact Jessica Brown at jdbb@uoregon.edu with questions.

Jun 12
Clark Honors College Graduation Celebration 2:00 p.m.

The CHC Graduation Celebration will celebrate the graduating class of 2022 and their family members, as well as CHC alumni from 2020 and 2021.  This event will be an...
Clark Honors College Graduation Celebration
June 12
2:00–4:00 p.m.
Chapman Hall

The CHC Graduation Celebration will celebrate the graduating class of 2022 and their family members, as well as CHC alumni from 2020 and 2021.  This event will be an open-house, with the Dean's remarks at 2:30 p.m.  Questions may be directed to the CHC Reception Desk at honors@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5437.

Jun 12
Theatre Arts Commencement 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate graduating Theatre Arts graduate students, majors, and minors!    If you are a current Theatre Arts student or a student who graduated in 2020 & 2021...
Theatre Arts Commencement
June 12
3:00–4:30 p.m.
Robinson Theatre

Celebrate graduating Theatre Arts graduate students, majors, and minors! 

 

If you are a current Theatre Arts student or a student who graduated in 2020 & 2021 and would like to walk in the TA commencement ceremony, please fill out this form: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7OhYA8H4LC9wFRs 

Jun 12
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

All 2022, 2021, and 2020 Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates are invited to participate in the department’s commencement ceremony on June 12th. The event is for both...
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Commencement Ceremony
June 12
4:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

All 2022, 2021, and 2020 Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates are invited to participate in the department’s commencement ceremony on June 12th. The event is for both undergraduate and graduate majors and their guests. We request that graduates register for the event - see our website for details.

https://chemistry.uoregon.edu/commencement/ 

Jun 12
Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony

Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony
June 12
4:00 p.m.
Knight Law Center East Lawn

Department of Economics Commencement Ceremony

Jun 12
Human Physiology Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

Please join us for the 2022 Human Physiology department graduation! HPHY celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of our undergraduate & graduate students...
Human Physiology Commencement Ceremony
June 12
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

Please join us for the 2022 Human Physiology department graduation!

HPHY celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of our undergraduate & graduate students from 2020, 2021 and 2022. 

Contact hphy@uoregon.edu for further questions.

Jun 12
Multidisciplinary Science Commencement 4:00 p.m.

2022 Commencement

Multidisciplinary Science Commencement
June 12
4:00 p.m.
Knight Library South Lawn

2022 Commencement

Jun 12
Neuroscience Commencement 4:00 p.m.

Co-hosted with Multidisciplinary Science Commencement ceremony.

On the Knight Library South Lawn.

Neuroscience Commencement
June 12
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Southwest Campus Green

Co-hosted with Multidisciplinary Science Commencement ceremony.

On the Knight Library South Lawn.

Jun 13
Oregon Hall Graduation Open House 9:00 a.m.

In celebration of our graduating students, the Oregon Hall 101 Suite is hosting a suite-wide open house on June 13th from 9-5 pm. This will be an opportunity for graduating...
Oregon Hall Graduation Open House
June 13
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Oregon Hall 101

In celebration of our graduating students, the Oregon Hall 101 Suite is hosting a suite-wide open house on June 13th from 9-5 pm. This will be an opportunity for graduating students and their families to come through, enjoy some free snacks and refreshments, take photos at our picture booth, and be celebrated by our teams.

Jun 13
Biology and Marine Biology Graduation Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

Department of Biology: Biology and Marine Biology Graduation Ceremony. Please visit https://biology.uoregon.edu/undergraduate-program/advising/ for more...
Biology and Marine Biology Graduation Ceremony
June 13
1:00 p.m.
Knight Law Center East Lawn

Department of Biology: Biology and Marine Biology Graduation Ceremony. Please visit https://biology.uoregon.edu/undergraduate-program/advising/ for more information.

Jun 13
College of Education Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

Come and join friends, families, and students, as we celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2022!

College of Education Commencement Ceremony
June 13
1:00–2:30 p.m.
South Lawn (behind Knight Library)

Come and join friends, families, and students, as we celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2022!

Jun 13
Department of Anthropology Commencement 1:00 p.m.

Department of Anthropology Commencement

Department of Anthropology Commencement
June 13
1:00–2:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom (244)

Department of Anthropology Commencement

Jun 13
Earth Sciences Commencement 1:00 p.m.

The Earth Sciences faculty and staff invite graduates and their guests to attend the department’s graduation ceremony.  The ceremony is for both graduate and...
Earth Sciences Commencement
June 13
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Willamette Hall 100

The Earth Sciences faculty and staff invite graduates and their guests to attend the department’s graduation ceremony.  The ceremony is for both graduate and undergraduate Earth Science majors and minors. Graduating students will be individually recognized as they receive their diploma. The ceremony will be approximately forty-five minutes long, and a reception with refreshments will follow at Cascade Hall.

Jun 13
History Department Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

History Department commencement ceremony

History Department Commencement Ceremony
June 13
1:00 p.m.
Straub Hall 156

History Department commencement ceremony

Jun 13
Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies Commencement Ceremony 

Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies Commencement Ceremony
June 13
1:00–2:30 p.m.
Robinson Theatre TBD

Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies Commencement Ceremony 

Jun 13
Lundquist College of Business Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony 1:00 p.m.

The Lundquist College of Business commencement ceremony is held separately from the University of Oregon commencement ceremony. Students are invited to attend both. All business...
Lundquist College of Business Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
June 13
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

The Lundquist College of Business commencement ceremony is held separately from the University of Oregon commencement ceremony. Students are invited to attend both. All business and accounting undergraduate students in the class of 2022 (those earning their degree in winter, spring, summer, or fall of 2022) may participate in the June 2022 Lundquist College of Business ceremony. 2020 and fall 2021 graduates are also welcome to participate.

Jun 13
SOMD Commencement Ceremony for the Graduating Class of 2022 1:00 p.m.

Join us in celebrating the SOMD Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022!  The in-person commencement ceremony for School of Music & Dance graduates features musical and...
SOMD Commencement Ceremony for the Graduating Class of 2022
June 13
1:00 p.m.
Beall Concert Hall

Join us in celebrating the SOMD Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022!  The in-person commencement ceremony for School of Music & Dance graduates features musical and dance performances from select graduating students. Celebrate afterward at a post-ceremony reception on the lawn outside of Beall Concert Hall. Please note: this is the only SOMD commencement ceremony. The previously announced 4pm event has been combined with this one.

GRADUATES! There are several steps you must take to register for commencement. Go to the SOMD Commencement website for more information: https://music.uoregon.edu/commencement/

 

Jun 13
College of Design Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

Join us for the 2022 College of Design Commencement Ceremony on the Knight Library South Lawn (also known as Southwest Campus Green). College of Design Commencement details are...
College of Design Commencement Ceremony
June 13
4:00 p.m.
Southwest Campus Green South Lawn (Southwest Campus Green)

Join us for the 2022 College of Design Commencement Ceremony on the Knight Library South Lawn (also known as Southwest Campus Green).

College of Design Commencement details are available on the College of Design website.

Jun 13
Comparative Literature & Russian, East European & Eurasian Commencement 4:00 p.m.

Commencement ceremony for Comparative Literature and Russian, East European, and Eurasian majors.

Comparative Literature & Russian, East European & Eurasian Commencement
June 13
4:00–5:15 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Redwood Room

Commencement ceremony for Comparative Literature and Russian, East European, and Eurasian majors.

Jun 13
English Department, Folklore, and Public Culture Commencement 4:00 p.m.

Join us for the 2022 English Department and Folklore and Public Culture Commencement Ceremony on the East Campus Green (Law School Lawn). The ceremony is for both graduate and...
English Department, Folklore, and Public Culture Commencement
June 13
4:00 p.m.
Knight Law Center East Lawn

Join us for the 2022 English Department and Folklore and Public Culture Commencement Ceremony on the East Campus Green (Law School Lawn). The ceremony is for both graduate and undergraduate English and Folklore majors.

Jun 13
Global Studies Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

Congratulations, graduates - we celebrate you!

Global Studies Commencement Ceremony
June 13
4:00–5:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

Congratulations, graduates - we celebrate you!

Jun 13
Mathematics 2022 Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

Mathematics 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

Mathematics 2022 Commencement Ceremony
June 13
4:00 p.m.
Straub Hall 156 Auditorium

Mathematics 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

Jun 13
Physics Commencement Ceremony 4:00 p.m.

Physics department ceremony will be open to all family and friends.  Masks not required but are welcome.  Please help us celebrate as these students have worked hard to...
Physics Commencement Ceremony
June 13
4:00–5:00 p.m.
Willamette Hall 100

Physics department ceremony will be open to all family and friends.  Masks not required but are welcome.  Please help us celebrate as these students have worked hard to reach this milestone of their Bachelor, Master's and PhD degrees.

Students need to arrive by 3pm to get checked in and lined up.

Jun 13
RESCHEDULED TO 1pm: SOMD Commencement Ceremony for the Graduating Classes of 2020 & 2021 4:00 p.m.

We are excited to invite 2020 and 2021 SOMD graduates back to campus to participate in an in-person ceremony. This event has been combined with the 1pm event. 2020, 2021, and 2022...
RESCHEDULED TO 1pm: SOMD Commencement Ceremony for the Graduating Classes of 2020 & 2021
June 13
4:00 p.m.
Beall Concert Hall

We are excited to invite 2020 and 2021 SOMD graduates back to campus to participate in an in-person ceremony. This event has been combined with the 1pm event. 2020, 2021, and 2022 graduates will celebrate together in a single ceremony at 1pm. 

GRADUATES! There are several steps you must take to register for commencement. Go to the SOMD Commencement website for more information: https://music.uoregon.edu/commencement/

Jun 13
SOJC Class of 2022 Commencement 4:00 p.m.

After two years of virtual ceremonies, we are ready to celebrate our amazing graduates in person at the SOJC's 106th Commencement Ceremony. We are also excited to invite...
SOJC Class of 2022 Commencement
June 13
4:00 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

After two years of virtual ceremonies, we are ready to celebrate our amazing graduates in person at the SOJC's 106th Commencement Ceremony. We are also excited to invite 2020 and 2021 SOJC graduates to this year’s ceremony.

Tickets are not required. However, audience seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. ADA accommodations will be available onsite.  

Visiting friends and family are encouraged to make travel arrangements ASAP. Hotel space is very limited in the Eugene area at this time of year.  

GRADUATES! There are several steps you must take to register for commencement. Go to the SOJC Commencement website for more information: https://journalism.uoregon.edu/commencement/

 

Use the hashtag #SOJC22Grad to show us how you’re showing up for our graduates and share your messages of support.

 

COVID-19 protocols:

In line with requirements across the UO campus and in Oregon, masks are welcome but not required at this event. Proof of vaccination is not required, and there are no social distancing guidelines for the Matthew Knight Arena. Please monitor yourself for symptoms prior to coming to campus and stay home if you are sick.

 

More details are coming soon. If you have questions, please contact Lena Freeman at  sojcevents@uoregon.edu.

Jun 13
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Commencement 4:00 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Commencement
June 13
4:00 p.m.
Robinson Theatre

Commencement Ceremony