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April 8, 2019

Psychology’s Graduation Ceremony Information

When:  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

Where:  EMU Green (Grassy area located between the north end of Straub Hall and the EMU)

Tickets for Psychology’s Ceremony:  Not required.  Seating is first-come, first-served.  ADA seating is by reservation only.

Length of Ceremony:  Approximately 90 minutes

Cap and gown ordering information can be found here:

Information and assistance for guests and/or graduates who need accessible seating and/or parking or ASL sign language interpretation for the University of Oregon’s ceremony can be found at:

General Information

Psychology’s ceremony will take place on the EMU Green on Monday, June 17th at 12:30 p.m.  Students must be in line for the processional no later than 12:15.  Line-up is first-come, first-served.  Please plan accordingly in case of rain (and the possibility of a sunny day since there isn’t any shade) as our ceremony is an outdoor venue.  If guests or graduates need accommodations for the ceremony, such as accessible seating or sign language interpreters, please call or email Cindy Salmon by May 31st —; 541-346-4952.  Requests made after this date may not be able to be accommodated.  Accessible seating is by reservation only and will be limited to two seats per graduating student to accommodate those who need the seating.

If you have other questions regarding Psychology’s ceremony, please contact Cindy Salmon at 541-346-4952 or

All students are encouraged to participate in the Duck Grad Parade, which is part of the University of Oregon’s ceremony.  Line up begins at 8:15 a.m. in front of Johnson Hall on 13th Avenue.  The parade processional begins its journey to Matthew Knight Arena at 8:45 a.m.  The main ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.  Due to limited capacity, graduates will need to register to reserve their seat at the University Commencement Ceremony if they are planning to attend.  Guest tickets are required for the UO’s ceremony.  Please see for full details.  Students are not individually recognized at the UO’s ceremony nor do student names appear in their printed program.


The University will provide free shuttle buses from Autzen Stadium to the main campus, running from 7:00 a.m. to approximately 6:45 p.m.  All commencement guests should plan to park at Autzen Stadium and ride the shuttle bus.  Guests and students with ADA permits only will be able to park in the Columbia Garage, which is underneath the Ford Alumni Center.  A shuttle will be available from the Columbia Garage to take guests around to the various drop-off sites on campus.  For guests needing wheelchair accessible shuttles please check with a volunteer at the Columbia Garage shuttle area.  For Psychology’s ceremony, the nearest shuttle drop-off will be at 15th and University Street.  Golf carts may be available from there to take ADA guests to the EMU Green.  Please check in at the nearest information booth to request golf cart service if necessary.  You can check the UO’s Commencement website for parking updates at:

Commencement Photography

GradImages is the official photographer for all University of Oregon commencement ceremonies.  A member of their staff will take a photograph of each graduate receiving a diploma cover. There is no obligation to purchase photos. Pictures are normally available online within 48 hours of the ceremony. Any questions regarding graduation photos can be directed to 1-800-261-2576. If you wish to view photos online, please see the GradImages website at:

Graduating Students — Click the cap to sign up for Psychology’s ceremony


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June 14, 2016

Watch Alicia Ibaraki speak at commencement!

Alicia Ibaraki speaks at the 2016 commencement ceremony.

Alicia Ibaraki speaks at the 2016 commencement ceremony.

Doctoral student / alumna Alicia Ibaraki (PhD, 2016) spoke at commencement yesterday. Hear her speak at the 1:26 mark: “I just finished the 22nd grade!”