Update on Commencement for 2020 Undergraduates

The university continues to follow the mandates set by the State of Oregon for reopening universities and hosting events. We will follow the governor’s requirements when planning all commencement activities. We know many of you have lingering questions about what that means, so we would like to provide as much information as possible at this time. 

  • We invite your participation in one of our future in-person commencements. As plans for future commencements continue to unfold, we will keep you informed about how to sign up to participate. (If you would like to help plan a future class commencement celebration, contact 

  • You will be receiving your diploma by mail on its own, but we also want to provide your diploma cover, a special gift Bible from the alumni association, and a commemorative program. These will be available for pick-up beginning July 1 in Stevens 101. If you are unable to come to campus, we will happily mail yours to you.  Please let us know your preference by completing this Distribution Preference form (GFU email login required to access form.) 

  • Additionally, we are excited to welcome you back to campus as a group for a one-year reunion during Homecoming 2021. If you are interested in being a part of the planning team, please contact the alumni office at More information will be communicated in the spring of 2021, so be sure to check the homecoming page for updates!

Spring 2020 Undergraduate Commencement

President Robin Baker standing at a podium

Virtual Ceremony

In order to mark the day we originally scheduled commencement, we have created a virtual event for you, your family and friends to enjoy from wherever you are currently living at a time that is convenient for you.

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Campus pastor Jamie Noling-Auth

Commissioning Message

University Pastor Jamie Noling-Auth shares a commissioning message for the Class of 2020.

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Meet the class of 2020

Get to Know the Class of 2020

Before they left campus, we asked some of our most outstanding graduating seniors to answer a few questions about their experiences at George Fox, how they’ve grown and what the next steps in their lives will be.

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Better Together - To The Class of 2020

Four years ago, we made a promise to you that at George Fox University, you would Be Known. That life at George Fox is Better Together. Over 1,300 days later, we find ourselves up against uncertain circumstances. But hold fast to your education, your memories, your experiences. Because Bruins Stand Together, and it is always Better Together

Congratulations from Alumni and Employees

Some members of the George Fox community deliver their congratulations to graduating seniors.