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The Department of Mathematics 2019 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm in Straub Auditorium, Room 156.

If you have not already done so and are interested in attending Commencement, please RSVP.  No tickets are needed for our ceremony.


Parking on campus is strongly discouraged.  It is recommended that you park at Autzen Stadium and take the Campus Shuttle.

Shuttles run from Autzen Stadium every 15–20 minutes. To get to the Mathematics Commencement, use the shuttle stop at 15th and University to get to Straub Hall.  Shuttles run from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Guests are also welcome to walk from Autzen Stadium to campus using the walking path and footbridge. The trail is beautiful and is less than a mile.


The accessibility page on the main commencement page is a good place to get complete information about accessibility on campus.  For our ceremony, please let me know if you have any requests or concerns about making sure all graduates and guests feel comfortable and included!


Regalia, which includes caps, gowns, tassels, cords and other accessories, is available at the Duck Store.  While not required, we ask that you wear regalia in recognition of this special time in yours and your fellow graduates’ lives.


The ceremony usually lasts no more than 90 minutes including award recognition, graduate and undergraduate degree presentations, and refreshments in the atrium. Graduates, plan to be in Straub Hall, Room 145 by 3:20 pm dressed and ready to go. Please sit in the seat with your name card on it. Check your name card for accuracy as you will be handing it to the faculty member who will be announcing you. See these instructions on how we will be asking you to move around during the ceremony.

Please see the main university page if you are interested in attending the University Ceremony in Matthew Knight Arena.


Please join us for appetizers, beverages, and cake in the atrium immediately following the ceremony.


Grad Images will be taking photos at the ceremony.  You will be given a card prior to the ceremony which will allow you to enter contact information.  If you’d like to sign up prior to the ceremony, you can receive a 20% discount.  Here are some photos from our 2018 ceremony!