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Commencement

Saturday, June 18, 2016, 10 a.m.

Oregon Convention Center, Portland Ballroom
777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR

Directions to Oregon Convention Center

Key directions for graduating students

Graduates should arrive by 9 a.m. to check in. The ceremony will last about two hours. No tickets are needed. The ceremony is free and you may invite as many guests as you like. Be sure to bring your cap, gown and tassel. Beyond that, the less you bring to the ceremony the better. Have a friend or family member hold your purse or bag.

Balloons are not permitted inside the Oregon Convention Center. Please advise your guests not to bring balloons.

Transportation to commencement

Parking information

Parking is available around the Oregon Convention Center. Just plan ahead to give yourself time to find appropriate parking. 

Lodging

We have compiled a list of lodging options for out-of-town guests.

 

Pre-Commencement Activities

Master's Degree Hooding Ceremonies

Time and venue vary by graduate department.
2016 Schedule 

Alumni Welcome Event

Friday, June 10, 6 - 8 p.m.
Flavia Salon, Flavia Hall

As a member of the Marylhurst graduating class of 2016, we invite you to a party in your honor, with cocktails and hors-d'oeuvres. Complimentary for each graduate and one guest.

Graduation Celebration and Reception

Friday, June 17, 2016, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Marylhurst University, Clark Commons

All graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Honors Reception

Friday, June 17, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Marylhurst University, BP John Student Lounge

Open by invitation to students graduating With Honors and to graduating members of Marylhurst University chapters of Alpha Sigma Gamma, Sigma Beta Delta, and Sigma Tau Delta honors societies.

Baccalaureate Service

Friday, June 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
Marylhurst University, St. Anne's Chapel
Meet at 6:40 p.m. outside Clark Commons
to be a part of the processional.

For master's and bachelor's candidates, Marylhurst's baccalaureate is a Catholic Mass celebrated to give thanks for the achievements of the graduates, to ask God's blessing on their future and to honor the event of graduation.

All graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend. Graduates are encouraged to wear their caps and gowns. 

Baccalaureate Reception

Friday, June 17, 2016, 8 p.m.
Marylhurst University, Clark Commons

All graduates and their families and friends are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

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