2018 Commencement

Register for Commencement:

By May 1st: Register for the main UO Commencement Ceremony

Registration available through DuckWeb.

Complete information on the main UO Commencement web page.

By May 11th: 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:

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

To participate in the commencement ceremony you must wear a University of Oregon cap and gown. At the ceremony you will receive an honors college stole.

You may also choose to purchase a tassle and a royal blue honors cord, as well as cords for Latin honors (cum laude, etc.) if you've received them, and any specific regalia from your major department, school or college. All items are available through the Duck Store.

April 9th - 12th, 10am - 6pm: 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 17th:

  • 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

Tickets are not required for guests at this ceremony.


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).