2018 Oregon State University Graduation

Commencement is June 16

Merci Mangabat, B.S. in Environmental Sciences

149th annual commencement
Oregon State University
10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018
Reser Stadium

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 13 for those who finish degree requirements in spring term, and April 27 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

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 16, 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.

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.

RSVP to 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. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 4.

Note: If you are chosen for a travel award, you may be selected to answer a couple of questions for a short video and/or have your photo taken at the reception. Portions of your answers, along with your photo, may be used for Ecampus marketing purposes including in print, web and video.

Apply for a travel award

2014 commencement campus map

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Find your way around campus

Oregon State's Corvallis campus can be tricky to navigate if it's your first time visiting. Use the map on this page to get a grasp on where to go for the Ecampus graduation reception, where you'll lineup as an undergraduate or graduate student, and where the commencement ceremony will take place.

Send us an email if you have any questions, or check out the full campus map if you want to explore more places at OSU.

Order your cap, gown and announcements

All graduation candidates must wear a traditional cap and gown to the commencement ceremony. You can order yours online beginning in mid-April through the OSU Beaver Store.

Ecampus graduation archive and graduates' stories

Browse our year-by-year archive of graduation coverage, complete with video recaps of the Ecampus reception, news stories and lists of all graduate names. And make sure you check out our catalog of articles and video profiles on Ecampus alumni.