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Graduate Commencement

32nd Graduate School Commencement Ceremony

 
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Processional, 9:50 a.m.
Pamplin Sports Center, Lewis & Clark

 

View the ceremony live online

Special Links and Notes

  • Regalia (Cap-and-Gown) - Deadline: April 17, 2016

    Order your regalia from Jostens.

    • Your regalia will be shipped to the registrar’s office (pickup dates and times below).
    • Regalia is yours to keep or it can be donated after the commencement ceremony. 

    Pick-up Dates

    Times

    Location

    Wednesday, May 25

    2–6 p.m.

    South Chapel, Graduate Campus

    May 26 - June 3

    8 a.m-
    5 p.m.

    Graduate Registrar’s office, Rogers 301

    June 5, 2016*
    Commencement

    8–9 a.m.

    Council Chambers, Templeton Campus Center

    *Candidates can only pick up regalia on these dates if they have prepaid online.

    Picking Up:  A friend or family member may pick up your regalia for you on Wednesday if they bring a signed note from you and if payment to Jostens has been made in full. 

    Wearing:  Please wear your cap (tassel to the left) and gown and carry your doctoral, specialist, or master’s hood on your left arm, velvet back, point in, when preparing for the commencement procession. There will be a hooding ceremony on stage during the commencement proceedings.

    Regalia Adornments

    NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS—HONORING UNIQUE TRIBAL CULTURE

    American Indian and Alaska Native students may wear regalia adornments that honor their unique tribal culture. Adornments may include eagle feathers or other culturally significant items.

    HONOR CORDS

    Honor cords may be provided by professional organizations or academic societies in a student’s field-of-study to indicate active participation by and membership of the student. Students should contact these organizations directly to inquire about the availability and ordering of honor cords. Honor cords do not denote GPA recognition.

    AMERICANA CORDS

    Americana cords are provided by the graduate school to students who have served as members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Contact the Graduate Registrar’s office for details.

    STOLES, PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC AND HERITAGE

    Students may choose to wear stoles offered by professional organizations or academic societies in their field-of-study. Students should contact these organizations directly to inquire about the availability and ordering of professional stoles.

    Students may choose to wear stoles reflecting their cultural heritage, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Heritage stoles can be ordered by students through a variety of vendors including PrideSash.

  • Bookstore: The Lewis & Clark Bookstore will be open on Commencement Sunday from noon - 2 p.m.
  • Campus Map: Looking for Pamplin Sports Center? From most places on campus, you will be able to see the steeple of the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Pamplin is located to the northeast of the chapel—a very short distance away.