Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement

Physical Therapy hooding ceremony

The College of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce its 2024 hooding and commencement ceremony will be held for its physical therapy program at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, in Bauman Auditorium on the Newberg campus. Graduates may bring up to 20 guests. No registration or tickets required.



Regalia is ordered for all gradautes based on sizing information provided on their application for graduation. Information on picking up regalia will be communicated to students by the Physical Therapy department.

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 Samantha Skaggs at

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 services, please contact Samantha Skaggs at


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 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.


Samantha Skaggs

Samantha Skaggs

Operations Manager