2017 Commencement

Register for Commencement:

By April 30th: Register for the main UO Commencement Ceremony

Registration available through DuckWeb.

By May 16th: Register for the CHC Commencement Ceremony

Be sure to include any special needs requests for you or for your guests in the registration form.

register online now

Purchasing Regalia & Cords:

Students must wear regalia to Clark Honors College commencement ceremonies.  

By May 1st (for best price): Get Your Regalia

Regalia includes your graduation cap and gown, the CHC royal blue honors cord and cords for Latin honors (cum laude, etc.), as well as any specific regalia from your major department, school or college. All items are available through the Duck Store.

You will receive the honors college "stole" on-stage as part of the CHC commencement ceremony.

April 10th - 13th: Grad Fair

Don’t miss Grad Fair at the Duck Store Annex (1236 Kincaid Street – next to the 13th Avenue & Kincaid Street location). This is the perfect time to pick up everything you need for graduation!

CHC Ceremony - June 18th:

  • 3:00 pm – Doors open to guests at Matthew Knight Arena
  • 3:15 pm – Graduates arrive
  • 4:00 pm – Ceremony begins
  • 6:00 pm – Reception in the arena west concourse and plaza


Parking is free on Sunday at the Matthew Knight Arena, surrounding parking meters, and nearby UO lots, except spaces marked “enforced at all times.” Enter the Arena at Franklin Boulevard & 13th Avenue.


Please consider taking personal photos before or after the ceremony so as not to block the view of others.

GradImages is available to photograph graduates for a fee following the commencement ceremony. Look for their display during the reception in the arena west concourse.

Questions About Commencement?

Information about the main UO commencement ceremony and related activities can be found at commencement.uoregon.edu.

For questions about the CHC ceremony contact Mary Popish (popish@uoregon.edu | 541-346-2469).