OHSU Convocation & Hooding Ceremonies

Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR

777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.


12:00 p.m. - Students arrive at OCC for robing and lineup, Exhibit Hall E
  • Bring cap, gown, hood and tassel. Leave personal belongings with family.
12:30 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 A/Holladay Lobby

  • Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
  • Return gowns and hoods (keep cap & tassel).
* Note that start times may vary after the 1:00 p.m. Convocation Ceremony ends


Regalia is required of ALL student graduates and faculty participating in the OHSU Convocation Ceremony and School of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony. Be sure to return your regalia after the Ceremonies on June 12. Boxes will be provided in the reception area.


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.


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


  • View and purchase your senior portraits from the Online Gallery
  • View and purchase your Hooding photos from GradImages
  • View and purchase Convocation Ceremony photos from the Online Gallery, T.B.A.
  • View the Convocation opening video, T.B.A.

Calendar of Important Events & Deadlines

Convocation Online Guide

Verification of Education Form

Order Official Transcripts



, Office: 503 494-8825

, Office: 503-494-8825

, Office: 503 494-8825