OHSU Convocation & School of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony
Sunday, June 7, 2020
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. BLVD
Portland, OR 97232
Schedule of Events
12:00 p.m. Students arrive at OCC for robing and lineup, Exhibit Hall D
Bring cap, gown, hood and tassel. Leave your personal belongings with
12:15 p.m. Doors open to guests
1:00 p.m. OHSU Convocation Ceremony, Exhibit Hall C
2:30-3:00 p.m.* Line-up for SOD Hooding Ceremony, Rooms B110-112
Retrieve processional card and line-up alphabetically by bridge group or
advanced education program.
3:00-4:30 p.m.* School of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony, Exhibit Hall B
4:30 p.m.* School of Dentistry Reception, Lobby B and Rooms B113-119
Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Return gowns and hoods to collection boxes (keep cap & tassel).
*Note that start times may vary after the 1:00 p.m. Convocation Ceremony ends.
Regalia is required of ALL graduates and faculty participating in the OHSU Convocation Ceremony and School of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony. In-person ordering is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in RLSB 5N004. Otherwise, online ordering is now open. Rental orders must be placed by April 17 and purchased orders must be placed by March 27.
Regalia distribution will be held at the Student Center on Marquam Hill during the following times:
- Thursday, May 28 from 12 noon until 6:00 p.m.
- Friday, May 29 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Return your regalia (hood and gown) after the ceremonies on June 7. Collection boxes will be provided throughout the venue. Caps and tassels are yours to keep.
The rate for the OCC facility is $8/day paid upon entry. This will facilitate a quick exit at the conclusion of the ceremonies. The TriMet MAX, Streetcar and buses all stop within a block of the OCC.
For information on lodging and dining visit Travel Portland.
The Oregon Convention Center is a non-smoking facility. Alcoholic beverages, helium balloons, pressurized cans and explosive devices, and items containing hazardous substances are strictly forbidden. Stroller parking will be available int he exhibit halls and ballrooms.
The OCC has two nursing mothers’ pods called Mamava available to students and guests. One is located in Pre-function Lobby A space near A103 and the other is in Pre-function Lobby E near the E Meeting rooms. The code to access these is 8008, or you can use the Mamava app.
OHSU logo merchandise will be sold on site or orders can be placed online through the OHSU Online Store.
Photos and Video
- View and purchase your senior portraits from the 2020 Online Gallery - TBA
- Pre-register to receive your graduation photos from GradImages.
- View and purchase your Hooding photos from GradImages after the ceremony (Login with your last name, Oregon Health & Science University and 2020).
- View and purchase Convocation Ceremony photos from the 2020 Online Gallery - TBA
- View the 2019 Convocation Ceremony.
Diplomas will be available to students once the degree verification process has been completed. Students will receive diploma covers during the Hooding Ceremony. Graduates with outstanding degree requirements should contact their registrar following completion of these requirements.
Calendar of Important Events & Deadlines TBA
Deadline to purchase regalia: March 27, 2020
Deadline to rent regalia: April 17, 2020
Deadline to RSVP for Faculty Appreciation Brunch: April 2020
Appreciation Brunch: Rooms C123-124
Faculty Robing: Rooms C120-122