Education at OHSU

Convocation and Hooding Ceremonies 2021

Events will be streamed online

June 6, 2021
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Contact Information

OHSU would like to formally invite you to the 2021 virtual Convocation and individual school hooding ceremonies and events.

As promised in our recent announcement about our 2021 keynote speaker Gov. Brown, here are all the details you need to virtually attend this year’s OHSU Convocation and School graduation ceremonies. Graduating students and faculty have already received this information in their inboxes.

Convocation will commence at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 6. Click here to view the O2 calendar entry, and add this important event to your online calendar.

The Convocation program is being mailed to student addresses, but can also be accessed online here, or in PDF format here.

To access the Echo360 platform to view the Convocation event, as well as the individual School and Program events (with the exception of School of Nursing and College of Pharmacy events following Convocation – please see below for more information), please click on the following link:

The link will take you to a page that will populate with live links to the events just before 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 6, to ensure the real-time feel of Convocation – you will not be able to access these events if you click the link in advance. You may share this link with friends or family who wish to watch along with the Convocation and graduation events, but please ensure that you copy and paste the link EXACTLY as it is above – if you click on the link and then copy/paste the URL from the web browser IT WILL NOT WORK.  We do not recommend using Internet Explorer – please choose another browser if possible.

This year's speakers include:

  • Keynote speaker Governor Kate Brown, State of Oregon
  • Welcome Address by President Danny Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
  • Board of Directors Message by Mr. Wayne Monfries, Chairman
  • Faculty Senate Greetings from Dr. Karen Eden, President
  • All-Hill Student Council Message from Dr. Douglas Rice, President

Graduating studentsFind updated information about convocation on Student Central

Individual school and program events

Following the Convocation, you will be able to join your School’s hooding ceremonies and events by clicking the relevant link here: School of Nursing and College of Pharmacy events, please use the links below.

These events include:

School of Dentistry – Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, June 6, 11 a.m.

School of Medicine – M.D. Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, June 6, 11 a.m. 

School of Medicine – Graduate Studies Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, June 6, 11 a.m.

OHSU-PSU School of Public Health – Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, June 6, 11 a.m.

School of Nursing – Ceremony
Sunday, June 6, 11 a.m. – use this link:

School of Nursing - program/cohort celebration
Sunday, June 6, 12 noon – Webex links have been provided previously. Reach out to Graduation Coordinator, Trina Ramirez at if you need to know more. 

College of Pharmacy – Graduation Ceremony
Sunday, June 6, 11.30 a.m. – see this invitation for more information.

If you have questions about your School events, your Program Director or Student Service Coordinator may be able to help or direct your questions.

Having trouble accessing the event page?

Please ensure you are using the following link copied directly from here - DO NOT COPY IT FROM THE ADDRESS BAR IN YOUR BROWSER: