Doctor of Psychology Commencement

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The College of Clinical Psychology will host their spring commencement ceremony for master and doctoral graduates on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in Bauman Auditorium on the Newberg campus.



Ceremonies are relatively small and tickets are not needed.


Regalia is ordered for all gradautes based on sizing information provided on their application for graduation. Master's students will be notified when regalia is available to pick-up at the PsyD front desk in April. Doctoral students will be able to pick up regalia at the PsyD front desk the week of commencement or regalia will be available at the Green Room in Bauman the morning of commencement.

Graduation Photographs

We are pleased to announce that we have hired The Grad Team to be our commencement photographers. Students do not need to preorder or request photos before the ceremony.

During the 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. Please click here for more information.


The ceremony will be available to watch via livestream. Visit this livestream link to watch.

A program of the ceremony is also available as a PDF.

Guest Services

Guests with Disabilities

Accessible seating is available for guests with disabilities and one companion. This seating area is designated for individuals using wheelchairs and guests with mobility issues. To place a reservation, please contact

Interpreting & Assisted Hearing Services

We may offer Spanish and American Sign Language interpreting services, as well as assisted hearing devices. To request any of these devices, please contact

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 midyear commencement ceremony will be recorded by George Fox University Media Production Services. A digital download is available for purchase for $6.24 by completing this order form. Digital download links will be sent one to two weeks after commencement.


If you have questions about the Clinical Psychology commencement ceremony, please email