Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony

The Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremonies are planned for Saturday, December 17. We are so excited to celebrate your accomplishments with you.

Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony

December 17, 2022
9 AM: All Students from Arts, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Business, and Social Work
1 PM: All Students from Education, Natural Sciences & Health, and Nursing
Warner Pacific University- 2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, OR
The commencement ceremony will be held in McGuire Auditorium at the Warner Pacific University campus. Guest tickets will be required for entry and will be provided to each graduate.

Please note that all plans are being made according to current pandemic guidelines. Fall commencement ceremony plans may be adjusted if necessary to comply with any updated guidance related to the pandemic and public health.

Live Stream

Unable to attend in person? The ceremony will be Live Streamed at this website so that you can join us virtually to celebrate our graduates!

Commencement Day Information

Here is an overview of the commencement day schedule so that you and your guests can plan accordingly.

Parking: Each graduate will be provided with two parking passes for the WPU campus.

Auditorium Entrance: Commencement will be held in the McGuire Auditorium, which will open for guest entry as follows:

  • Morning Ceremony: McGuire Auditorium will open for guest seating at 8 am
  • Afternoon Ceremony: McGuire Auditorium will open for guest seating at 12 pm.

Accessibility: For accessibility, there is drop-off and pick-up zone on 68th Avenue. Seating attendants will be available to assist with locating an accessible seat.

Celebrating your Graduate:  Flowers, leis, and appropriate congratulatory signage are wonderful options for celebrating your graduate. Airhorns, noisemakers, confetti and balloons are not permitted in the event facility.

Tickets: Each guest must present a ticket for entry. Please consult with your graduate if you have questions regarding tickets.

Graduate Check-In and Line-Up: Graduates will gather in Egtvedt 203 to line up for the ceremony. All graduates should plan to check in as follows:

  • Morning Ceremony: Graduates should check in between 8:00 – 8:30 AM
  • Afternoon Ceremony: Graduates should check in between 12:00 – 12:30 PM

May 2022 Commencement Ceremonies

The official Spring 2022 Virtual Commencement Ceremony video is archived online. Please join us in celebrating all Warner Pacific University graduates!