Education at OHSU

Convocation and Hooding Ceremonies 2020

Events will be streamed online

June 7, 2020
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Contact Information

OHSU would like to formally invite you to the 2020 virtual Convocation and individual school hooding ceremonies and events.

Convocation will commence at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 7. 

  • To view a flipbook of the Convocation program click here
  • To view a PDF of the Convocation program click here

This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Joan Reede of Harvard. Other speakers include:

  • Danny Jacobs, President 
  • Wayne Monfries, Chair of OHSU Board 
  • Elena Andresen, Provost 
  • Karen Eden, President, Faculty Senate 
  • Taylor Vega, President, All-Hill Student Council

Be sure to share your photos leading up to the event using #OHSUGrad and emailing them to We are so excited to celebrate with our graduating students, and their friends and family.

Graduating studentsFind updated information about convocation on Student Central

Individual school and program events

Several programs have also scheduled their own celebrations. Details are below.

  • School of Medicine – M.D. Hooding Ceremony
  • School of Medicine – Healthcare Management 
  • School of Medicine - DMICE 
  • School of Nursing – B.S., M.N., D.N.P., and Ph.D. 
  • School of Dentistry – Hooding Ceremony
  • OSU-OHSU College of Pharmacy 
    • Sunday, June 7, 11 a.m. - Students and speakers have been given a specific link to join in the video. Other guests, family, and friends who would like to watch, but not participate can link to our livestream of the Zoom video, which can be found here
  • OHSU-PSU School of Public Health