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Graduation 2017: What you need to know



  • The last day for students to apply for undergraduate degrees is Sunday, April 30, according to the UO registrar website. Apply on DuckWeb under the Student Menu tab and click Apply for Undergraduate Degree.
  • The commencement ceremony for all graduating students is Monday, June 19, at 9:30 a.m. at Matthew Knight Arena.
  • New this year, students need to register for a seat at the graduation ceremony. Register for tickets here. Each guest also needs a ticket to the ceremony. If students register before May 10, they will receive two free guest tickets. After May 10, UO will distribute the remaining tickets to the students who already registered and new registrations.
  • Matthew Knight Arena opens for the ceremony at 7:30 a.m. and the seating is general admission.
  • UO plans to stream the graduation ceremony online here.
  • Parking and travel: Guests can park at Autzen Stadium, and UO will provide a shuttle to Matthew Knight Arena before commencement. The shuttle begins running at 7 a.m. More information is here.
  • Caps and gowns are available from The Duck Store here.

For more information, visit the June 2017 UO Commencement website.

Individual Department Ceremony Schedule

Guests will not need tickets for these ceremonies.

Saturday, June 10

Creative Writing MFA 12:30 p.m. at Gerlinger Hall

IMPACT 12:00 a.m. at the Living-Learning Center South

Thursday, June 15

 Masters of Accounting 6:00 p.m. at Beall Concert Hall

Friday, June 16

MBA/Ph.D. Business 6:00 p.m. at Beall Convert Hall

Saturday, June 17

Philosophy 11:00 a.m. at Beall Concert Hall

UO School of Music and Dance 3:00 p.m. at Beall Concert Hall

Sunday, June 18

Cinema Studies 12:30 p.m. at Straub Hall, Room 156

Clark Honors College 4:00 p.m. at the Matthew Knight Arena

Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master’s Program 1:00 p.m. at the William W. Knight Law Center

Ethnic Studies 12:30 p.m. at Science Green, West of Deschutes Hall

General Science 12:00 a.m. at Willamette Hall

Lavender Graduation (for LGBTQIA+ students) 5:30 p.m. at the Knight Library Browsing Room

Linguistics 4:00 p.m. at Straub Hall Auditorium

Non-Traditional Student Graduation 3:00 p.m. at the Knight Library Browsing Room

Planning, Public Policy & Management (PPPM) 1:00 p.m. at Women’s Quadrangle, North East of Susan Campbell Hall

School of Journalism & Communication (SOJC) 12:00 p.m. at the Matthew Knight Arena

Theater Arts 3:00 p.m. at Robinson Theatre

Women and Gender Studies 4:00 p.m. at Science Green, West of Deschutes Hall

Monday, June 19

Anthropology 4:00 p.m. at Condon Hall East Lawn, east of Condon Hall

Applied Information Management 12:30 p.m. at the Redwood Auditorium

Asian Studies 4:00 p.m. at Science Green, west of Deschutes Hall

Biology 4:00 p.m. at Women’s Quadrangle, north east of Susan Campbell Hall

Chemistry 4:00 p.m. at Willamette Hall, Atrium

College of Education 4:00 p.m. at the Matthew Knight Arena

Comparative Literature 4:00 p.m. at the Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom, room 244

Computer Information Science 12:30 p.m. at Science Green, West of Deschutes

Earth Sciences 12:30 p.m. at Willamette Hall

East Asian Languages and Literature 4:00 p.m. at Science Green, West of Deschutes Hall

Economics 12:30 p.m. at the Knight Library South Lawn

English 12:30 p.m. at the Memorial Quadrangle, East of Prince Lucien Campbell Hall

Environmental Studies 12:30 p.m. at Women’s Quadrangle, NorthEast of Susan Campbell Hall

Folklore 12:30 p.m. at Memorial Quadrangle, East of Prince Lucien Campbell Hall

General Social Science 4:00 p.m. at the Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Green – SE side of Erb Memorial Union

Geography 12:30 p.m. at Condon Hall East Lawn

German and Scandinavian Studies at the Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom, room 244

History 12:30 p.m. at Straub Hall

Human Physiology 12:30 p.m. at the Knight Law Center East Lawn

Humanities Consortium 12:30 p.m. at the Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom, room 244

International Studies 12:30 p.m. at the Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Amphitheater

Latin American Studies 12:30 p.m. at Gerlinger Hall

Lundquist College of Business 12:30 p.m. at the Matthew Knight Arena

Mathematics 4:00 p.m. at Straub Hall Auditorium

Physics 12:30 p.m. at Willamette Hall Atrium

Political Science 4:00 p.m. at Knight Law Center East Lawn

Psychology 12:30 p.m. at Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Green, outside SE side of the EMU

Romance Languages 4:00 p.m. at the Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Amphitheater

Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies 4:00 p.m. at the Erb Memorial Union Ballroom, room 244

School of Architecture and Allied Arts 4:00 p.m. at the Knight Library South Lawn

Sociology 4:00 p.m. at Memorial Quadrangle, East of Prince Lucien Campbell Hall   

 


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