Celebrate your accomplishments at Commencement!
Commencement is an important way to mark the completion of this part of your education. Faculty members look forward to sharing it with you, your family, and your friends. We encourage the earlier graduates of the academic year (Summer 2015, Fall 2015 and Winter 2016) and the graduating candidates for Spring and Summer 2016 to join us!
If you would like to participate please complete the walk form and review the instructions for participation.
Commencement Dates 2016:
Additional dates and locations TBA Klamath Falls Campus -
Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. John F. Moehl Stadium in Klamath Falls, OR
Wilsonville Campus -
Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Oregon Tech Wilsonville in Wilsonville, OR Wilsonville EMT-Paramedic - Saturday, September 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. OHSU Auditorium Clinical Lab Science - December 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. OHSU Auditorium
Salem Dental Hygiene - Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Chemeketa
La Grande Dental Hygiene - Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Loso Auditorium, EOU
Seattle (Boeing) Campus - Monday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. Carco Theatre in Renton, WA
In order to participate and walk in Commencement, you are required to complete the
online Walk Form by May 31st.
Complete the Walk Form
All graduates participating in Commencement are required to wear an academic cap and gown. Cap, gown, and tassels may be purchased at the The Tech Nest in the College Union or online through Jostens. Associate degree candidates wear blue gowns and Bachelor degree candidates wear black gowns.
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Mandatory Rehearsal for all participants - Friday, June 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Do not bring your cap and gown. Please assemble according to your major at Owen's Hall (see the map in the attached Instructions for Participation).
The Grad Bash BBQ will be held before rehearsal beginning at 11:30 a.m. outside of the College Union.
All Graduates must report to Owens Hall by 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 attired in caps and gowns for final arrangements for the processional. Please arrive on time to ensure a smooth ceremony for all graduates.
Lifetouch photographers will be on site to take your photo when you walk across the stage and receive your diploma. In order to purchase your photographs, visit www.events.lifetouch.com after the ceremony.
Commencement begins at 10:00 am and lasts approximately 2 hours.
Reception at Oregon Tech Fountain
Immediately following the processional
Flags will designate the meeting location for each department.
This is a great opportunity to mingle and say good-bye to faculty and fellow graduates!