Commencement for Graduate Education Programs

MAT hooding ceremony


We will host a spring commencement ceremony for all master and doctoral students at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2024, in Bauman Auditorium on our Newberg campus. Doors open to guests one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. We anticipate the ceremony will last approximately one hour.



The ceremony will be available to watch via livestream.

Commencement Livestream


Regalia is ordered for all graduates based on sizing information provided on their application for graduation. Regalia will be distributed to graduates by their department in early April.

MAT/MAT Plus (ESOL, Reading, SPED) students will be mailed their regalia. If you have questions, contact Brenda Graf at

MEd and EdD graduates may contact Becky Jensen ( or 503-554-2842) to arrange to pick up their regalia or to request that it be mailed.

ELED regalia will be mailed to the graduates. If you have questions, contact Jan Campadore at

All students must present their ID when picking up regalia.

Graduation Photographs

The Grad Team will serve as commencement photographers. Students do not need to preorder or request photos before the ceremony.

During the commencement ceremony, professional photographers will take multiple photos of every student and then notify graduates through their George Fox email when photos are ready for online viewing.

Guest Services

Guests with Disabilities

Accessible seating is available for guests with disabilities and one companion in the back of the auditorium. This seating area is designated for individuals using wheelchairs and guests with mobility issues.

Interpreting Services

There will be a table in the lobby of Bauman Auditorium where guests can check out translation equipment.


Download a campus map.

Graduation Announcements

To order graduation announcements or college rings, go to the Jostens website or call Jostens at 1-800-854-7464. Announcements take two to three weeks for delivery once they are ordered.

Video Download

The spring commencement ceremony will be recorded by George Fox University Media Production Services. A digital download is available for purchase by completing this order form. Digital download links will be sent one to two weeks after commencement.


For program specific questions, contact (MAT), (MED, EDD), or Jan Campadore ( or call 503-554-6110