College of Design Commencement Information

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2021 Commencement Ceremonies—Congratulations, Graduates!

We are looking forward to celebrating your commencement this June! As described below, there are many ways to celebrate. We hope you’ll consider joining the main UO ceremony, the College of Design ceremony, other events and activities hosted by individual departments and groups, and—if you're in Eugene— the grad parade and stage crossing.

University Commencement Celebration is Saturday, June 12, 2021, followed by individual school and department ceremonies.

Please keep an eye on your email for other events hosted by departments and affinity groups! These may be happening on another day.

Saturday, June 12

NoteThe links listed below will be live at the scheduled time for each ceremony.

9:00–10:00 a.m.—Main University of Oregon Commencement Ceremony

10:00 a.m.—College of Design Commencement Ceremony

12:30 p.m.—Eugene Grad Parade and Stage Crossing

  • Begins at Matthew Knight Arena. Grads are asked to arrive no earlier than 11:30 a.m.
  • Stage crossing at the Memorial Quad
  • Livestreaming on UO’s Facebook, YouTube, and Media Channel

12:30–2:00 p.m.—Portland Architecture

  • Virtual live event
  • Check your email from your program for information about how to view; will also be livestreaming on YouTube

1:00–2:00 p.m.—Sports Product Design

  • Virtual live event
  • Check your email from your program for Zoom information

2:30–4:00 p.m.—Architecture

  • Virtual live event will also be livestreaming on YouTube

3:00–3:45 p.m.—Product Design (BFA, BA, BS)

  • Virtual live event will be livestreaming on Facebook

3:45–4:30 p.m.—Art and Art & Technology (BFA, BA, BS)

  • Virtual live event will be livestreaming on Facebook

4:00–5:30 p.m.—Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM)

  • Virtual live event will also be livestreaming on YouTube

Department of the History of Art and Architecture—HAA

Though they aren't having a separate ceremony, HAA faculty and staff celebrate their grads by sharing a toast and the awards and accolades their students received. Share in the joy by watching these videos!


Visit the UO Commencement site for main ceremony, links to other ceremonies, and more.

UO Commencement Site