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College Commencement

Oregon Convention Center

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The College of Arts & Sciences is excited to announce that the location for the 2019 commencement ceremony is at the Oregon Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Portland. 

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

List of prohibited items:

Guests will not bring in any of the following prohibited Items:

  • Foam-core signage
  • Helium balloons
  • Any hazardous substance, or item containing a hazardous substance
  • No outside food or beverages without specific approval from PacificWild Catering

Please note that due to construction, Holladay Street is closed.

Additional parking Information:

Construction Warning:

Due to construction at the Oregon Convention Center, our main entrance on Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Boulevard will be CLOSED until JUNE 4th, 2019. Click here for details about available building entries.


Because the Oregon Convention Center has committed to decreasing the amount of trash that enters local landfills. Please take away everything you brought in. Anything you are not taking with you must be put in the appropriate receptacles when you leave so we can make sure that everything gets to the right place (e.g. paper items in the paper bins, glass in the glass bins, etc.). Thank you for your cooperation.