Photo of happy and excited graduates, wearing their caps and gowns during the Commencement ceremony.

Apply to be our Student Commencement Speaker!

Are you interested in giving the student speech during the 2023 Commencement Ceremony? Take a look at the application & selection process for more information!

Overview of Portland campus from bird's eye view. You can see the where the sky meets ocean, and many buildings on the Portland campus.

Apply to Graduate!

If you are finishing up your degree this year, please apply to graduate by the April 1st, 2023 deadline in order to have your name printed in the Commencement program.

Pictured are three students at the Commencement ceremony with their backs to the camera, showing the viewers their graduation caps which have been decorated with flowers and quotes.

Commencement Items at the University Store

Ordering for gown, cap, tassel, hoods and specialty items are available online.