Graduation



OHSU Convocation & Hooding Ceremonies

Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

JUNE 4, 2017 EVENT SCHEDULE


12:00 p.m. - Students arrive at OCC for robing and lineup, Exhibit Hall A1

  • Bring cap, gown, hood and tassel. Leave your personal belongings with family.

12:15 p.m. - Doors open to guests

1:00 p.m. - OHSU Convocation Ceremony, Exhibit Hall C/D

2:30-3:00 p.m.* - Light snacks and line-up for SOD Hooding Ceremony, Rooms B110-112

  • Retrieve processional card and line-up alphabetically by bridge group or advanced specialty program.

3:00-4:30 p.m.* - School of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony, Exhibit Hall B

4:30 p.m.* - School of Dentistry Reception, Pre-function Lobby A

  • Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
  • Return gowns and hoods to collection boxes (keep cap & tassel).

*Note that start times may vary after the 1:00 p.m. Convocation Ceremony ends


REGALIA

Regalia is required of ALL graduates and faculty participating in the OHSU Convocation Ceremony and School of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony. Our regalia vendor, Royal-T Papers, is taking ONLINE orders until Wednesday, April 12.

Regalia distribution will be held at the Student Center on Marquam Hill during the following times:

  • Thursday, May 18 from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 19 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Be sure to return your regalia after the Ceremonies on June 4. Collection boxes will be provided throughout the venue. Caps and tassels are yours to keep.


PARKING

Parking for the Convocation Ceremony can be found at various garages and lots near the Oregon Convention Center.

  • The rate for the OCC facility is $8/day paid upon entry. This will facilitate a quick exit at the end of the ceremonies.
  • The TriMet MAX, Streetcar and buses all stop within a block of the OCC.

PHOTOS/VIDEO  

Senior portraits will be available soon for online ordering below.

  • View and purchase your senior portraits from the 2017 Online Gallery.
  • Pre-register for Hooding photos from GradImages (enter sweepstakes and get 20% off)
  • View and purchase Convocation Ceremony photos from the 2016 Online Gallery
  • View the 2016 Convocation opening video

    DIPLOMAS

    Diplomas will be available to students once the degree verification process has been completed. Students receive diploma covers during the Hooding Ceremony. Graduates with outstanding degree requirements should contact their registrar following completion of these requirements.