2016 Oregon State University Graduation
Commencement is June 11
147th annual commencement
Oregon State University
10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016
Visit the official OSU commencement page for complete event details and other important information.
Applying for graduation
It is recommended that students apply for graduation two to three terms prior to their expected graduation term. Students can apply online by logging in to OSU Online Services, click "Student Records," then select the "Apply for Graduation" option. The official application deadline is April 8 for those who finish degree requirements in spring term, and April 22 for those who expect to finish degree requirements in summer or fall.
You can also access graduation information on the Office of the Registrar's website. Stay in touch with your academic adviser and periodically check OSU's official commencement webpage to stay current on important information.
OSU Ecampus graduation reception – RSVP today
Ecampus students and their families and friends are invited to attend an informal reception before commencement from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on June 11 in the Valley Library on campus. Enjoy a light breakfast and refreshments, pick up a graduation gift from us and meet Ecampus instructors, advisors and staff. You can come and go as you please.
RSVP to the Ecampus reception by filling out a quick online form. Please register by May 20, and tell us if you plan to bring family and friends. Everyone is welcome.
Lineup for commencement will take place at 9 a.m. just outside on the Memorial Union Quad for undergraduate students and on The Valley Library quad for graduate students after the reception.
We can help cover your travel costs
If you are traveling to commencement from a distance greater than 30 miles from Corvallis, you are eligible to receive a travel award from Ecampus. The travel award can help you cover a portion of your travel costs. Note: If you are chosen for a travel award, we ask that you be available to answer a couple questions for a short video and/or have your photo taken at our reception.
The deadline to apply is Friday, May 6.
Order your cap, gown and announcements
All graduation candidates must wear a traditional cap and gown to the commencement ceremony. Order yours online beginning April 20 through the OSU Beaver Store.