College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
May 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM - May 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM: Graduates will be able to reserve their four free tickets and purchase up to four additional tickets using their pdx.edu email address.
*Graduating students are required to reserve a Graduate Ticket for their ceremony in order to participate*
May 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM: Remaining tickets will become available to the general public (no PSU email required). Graduates may also purchase additional tickets if needed.
All attendees 2 years and older will require a ticket. All seating is general admission. No refunds. Any Exchanges to a different ceremony day/time are charged a $5 fee.
- 2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Graduating Students Arrival Time in Memorial Coliseum Exhibition Hall. Graduates must arrive no later than 2:45 p.m. Lines begin forming promptly at 3:00 p.m.
- 3:00 p.m. Student Line up and Procession
- 3:30 p.m. Ceremony Begins
- 6:00 p.m. Estimated Recess of Commencement, Graduates will recess together to the Commons and will meet family and guests outside the North Entrance to the Moda Center Arena.
Additional information on transportation & parking, Moda Center restrictions & security, and ceremony etiquette available at pdx.edu/commencement