Portland & Virtual Campuses Graduation
OHSU Convocation and School of Nursing Hooding & Pinning Ceremony
Sunday, June 4, 2017
3:00 p.m. School of Nursing Hooding & Pinning Ceremony begins (Oregon Ballroom)
2017 OHSU Convocation Video
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Ore. 97232
IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION Instructions
School of Nursing Graduate Instructions for Graduation Day!
Nursing Grads are strongly encouraged to review this document to ensure that you are well informed about the events and instructions you need to follow for Graduation Day.
Graduation Checklist Checklist
The OHSU School of Nursing has created a Graduation Checklist for 2017 for graduates to refer to during the months preceding convocation. This checklist outlines the items students will need to complete, including the application for degree, convocation RSVP, ordering your cap &gown, dates for class photos, etc. Graduates are strongly encouraged to review this document to ensure all appropriate steps have been taken and all necessary paperwork has been submitted.
Application for Degree
The OHSU Registrar's Office is now set up to allow students to apply for degree within your student information system. Students must apply to graduate through the student information system account. Log in to the Student Information System, SIS, click on Student Services tab, click on Student Records and then click on 'Apply to Graduate'. This application should be completed and returned to the OHSU Registrar no later than March 17, 2017 for Spring graduates. Summer 2017 graduates wishing to participate in the ceremony and/or have their information included in the program need to submit their applications no later than March 31, 2017.
Students can check in Students Services / Degree Works to see if their Application for Degree has been received and processed. When processed, the Application for Degree field will be checked off. For further questions, please contact OHSU's Registrar's office at 503-494-7800.
In order to help with our planning process we will ask that all students eligible to participate in convocation please submit an RSVP even if you are not planning to attend.
Send completed from to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please RSVP submit form for attendance by March 31, 2017. This does not substitute for your application for degree.
Graduation announcements will be available for purchase through Herff Jones in February 2017. Personalized OHSU Graduation Announcements may be purchased separately or in conjunction with cap/gown/announcement packages.
Regalia is required of all student graduates and faculty participating in the OHSU School of Nursing convocation ceremony. Students participating in the 2017 Portland convocation ceremony need to order their rental regalia online from Herff Jones by the April 12, 2017. LATE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Students can elect to pick up regalia during the May graduation fair or have it shipped to their home address. This is rental regalia and needs to be returned directly following the ceremony on June 4.
Photographs at the SoN Ceremony
GradImages Pre-registration Flyer
To pre-register (optional) for your commencement proofs, please visit http://GradImages.com/Preregistration
Klein Jewelers in Portland is the exclusive supplier of OHSU nursing pins and has been making our pins since 1927. Undergraduate students have the option to order a nursing pin which will be "pinned" by a faculty representative at the pinning ceremony on June 4, 2017.
Students interested in ordering a nursing pin should submit the order form to Klein Jewelers directly by March 23rd, 2017.
Graduation FairOHSU will be holding the annual graduation fair in May 2017 at the OHSU Student Center on the Marquam Hill campus in Portland. Graduates should make all efforts to attend and pick up their Regalia, Nursing Pins, Latin Honor Cords, Name Cards for Graduation, Student instructions for Graduation Day, and pre-purchasing a Diploma Frame during this event. Graduates participating in the June 4th ceremony who are unable to attend during the time below should ensure they select "home shipment" when ordering regalia.
Grad Fair Dates:Day 1: Thurs., May 18 12pm - 6:00pm
Day 2: Fri., May 19 8:00am - 1:00pm
Head Shot photos for Class of 2017 composite
- May 18th 2:00pm - 4:00pm at the BICC library 1st floor studio. No appts. Walk ins welcome.
- May 19th 10:00am -12:00pm at the BICC library 1st floor studio. No appts. Walk ins welcome.
- Cum Laude "with honor / praise": 3.80 - 3.89
- Magna Cum Laude "with great honor / praise": 3.90 - 3.99
- Summa Cum Laude "with highest honor / praise": 4.0