147th Annual Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
The ceremony will be not be livestreamed but a video recording will be made available afterward.
How do I get a wheelchair/special accommodation?
Where do I pickup my cap and gown
Wednesday, May 8th, 9am-Noon, and Thursday & Friday, May 9th and 10th from 10am-4pm in Council Chamber.
Where do I go the day of commencement?
Students need to be present for lineup at 1pm at the OREGON CONVENTION CENTER in the EXHIBIT HALL E.
Am I graduating?
Check with the undergraduate registrar’s office.
When does commencement end?
Approximately 4:00pm. There will be a very brief reception directly following the ceremony.
What do the tassels and ribbons mean, and where do I get them?Gold cords for those who have served as resident advisors/student life interns; Silver for ASLC/ISLC/SAAB; Orange for Athletics; Light Blue Cords for completing Passport to Leadership; and Royal Blue for Student Alumni Association. Eligible seniors will either receive an email from the respective offices or will receive the cords/tassel with their cap and gown. Those who have studied abroad through an LC-sponsored program will also receive ribbons from the Overseas Office.
When do I receive my diploma?
The Registrar will mail diplomas after final grades are posted and student accounts are cleared (approximately two weeks after commencement).
Do I need tickets for commencement?
Yes. There will be physical tickets available for pick up from the Dean of Students Office (Lower Level of East Hall/Across of Maggie’s). Each student is limited to 9 tickets.
Do I have to pay for my cap and gown?
Your cap and gown are free, and will be ordered automatically from your degree application.