Spring Undergraduate Commencement Information


The university pastors warmly invite you to attend the undergraduate Baccalaureate service on Friday, April 29, 2016, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in Bauman Auditorium. Baccalaureate is a commissioning service for our graduating seniors and is the opening event of the graduation festivities. We welcome you to join with us as we support, pray and commission them into all that God has for them as they conclude their time here. Attire for the event is business casual. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office for Spiritual and Intercultural Life at or 503-554-2320.

Commencement on the Newberg Campus

Schedule of Events

One commencement ceremony for traditional undergraduates will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. in Stoffer Family Stadium.

Campus maps and directions are available for your convenience.


Ticket information will be available soon.

Academic Regalia

Traditional undergraduates may pick up their regalia during the Exodus Grad Fair on March 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Stevens Center lobby). Those unable to attend Exodus may pick up their regalia from the registrar's office (Stevens Center) beginning April 20. Students must present their Student ID card to pick up their regalia.

Department of Professional Studies graduates may pick up their regalia at the Portland Center Grad Night event on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, between 4 and 6:30 p.m. Graduates not able to attend this event should contact Matt Sargent at or 503-554-6102.

Any questions? Please contact Rebecca Williams in the registrar's office at or 503-554-2218.

Disability Services

Parking for disabled persons is available in all Newberg campus parking lots. If any of your guests require special seating, please call the Office of Academic Affairs (503-554-2140 or 800-765-4369, ext. 2140) or email Laurie Fair at by Monday, April 25, 2016, to place a reservation. 

Spanish and Mandarin Interpreting Services

Spanish and Mandarin interpreting services will be available at our undergraduate commencement ceremonies. Headsets are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning one hour prior to each ceremony. If this service would be helpful to you or a family member, please stop by the information table at the entrance to Stoffer Family Stadium. If you have questions, please contact Laurie Fair at


Parking for the commencement ceremonies is accessible from Fulton Street and will be in the parking lots of Bauman Auditorium, Le Shana Hall and Coffin Hall.


Fresh flowers will be available for purchase near the entrance of Stoffer Family Stadium.

Online Streaming

Commencement can be viewed live at this link 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. This service is available on your desktop computer or mobile device.

Spring Department of Professional Studies and Graduate Commencement and Hooding Ceremonies

The Department of Professional Studies and each graduate program will host a commencement ceremony for their 2016 graduates. These events will be designed specifically for each program, and day, time and location vary by program. For more information, visit the graduate commencement information page and select your program.