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Monday, June 2, 2014
2 p.m.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1111 SW Broadway
Portland, Ore. 97205
Graduation Checklist
The OHSU School of Nursing has created a Graduation Checklist for 2014 for graduates to refer to during the months preceding Commencement.  This checklist outlines the items students will need to complete, including the application for degree, commencement 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.

2014 Graduation Checklist

Application for Degree

Students must submit an Application for Degree to receive their diploma.  This form should be completed and returned to the OHSU Registrar no later than March 21, 2014 for Spring graduates.

Graduating Term                                            Application for Degree Due

Fall 2013                                                                              September 20, 2013
Winter 2014                                                                         December 20, 2013
Spring 2014                                                                         March 21, 2014
Summer 2014 (Accelerated BS)                                      April 11, 2014
Summer 2014 (except Accelerated BS students)        June 20, 2014

2014 Commencement RSVP

In order to help with our planning process we will ask that all students eligible to participate in Commencement please submit an RSVP even if you are not planning to attend. We also need to have an approximate head count for your guests to help with planning. Tickets are not requested for guests.


RSVP here


Graduation announcements are available for purchase through Royal-T Papers at www.royaltpapers.com.  Personalized OHSU Graduation Announcements may be purchased separately or in conjunction with cap/gown/announcement packages.
The deadline for ordering is April 18, 2014.


Regalia is required of all student graduates and faculty participating in the OHSU School of Nursing Commencement ceremony. Students participating in the 2014 Portland Commencement ceremony need to order their rental regalia online from Royal T Papers no later than April 18, 2014. LATE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Regalia should be picked up during the graduation fair on May 22, 2014 at the School of Nursing in Portland. More information about ordering

Order online here
Doctoral students who are interested in purchasing regalia can see pricing options on this website. If you have questions about purchasing, please contact:

Nursing Pin

Undergraduate students have the option to order a nursing pin which will be "pinned" by a faculty pin-120representative at the Commencement ceremony.  Order forms were due to Klein Jewelers no later than March 21, 2014. Please contact if you have questions about placing a late order.

Graduation Fair

The OHSU School of Nursing will be holding the annual Graduation Fair on May 22, 2014 at the SON in Portland. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the 6th floor of the SON building. Graduates should make all efforts to attend and pick up their regalia, nursing pins, diploma frames, and sit for the class photo. Distance education students can make alternative arrangements to pick up regalia by contacting the Commencement Coordinator at .

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)