Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony

The Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony is planned for Saturday, May 13. We are so excited to celebrate your accomplishments with you.

Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony

May 13, 2023, 10 AM
Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR, 97229

The May 2023 commencement ceremony will be held in the main sanctuary at Sunset Presbyterian Church on NW Cornell Road.

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 Rehearsal & Regalia

Two Commencement Rehearsals will be held prior to commencement. Students will pick up their regalia at rehearsal.

  • Wednesday, May 3: 6:00 pm –McGuire Auditorium, WPU Campus
  • Thursday, May 4: 12:00 pm –McGuire Auditorium, WPU Campus

Please plan to attend one of these events.

Commencement Day Information

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

Parking: Commencement Parking is available at the church facility.

Auditorium Entrance: Commencement will be held in the main sanctuary of the church. Doors will open for guest seating at 9 am.

Accessibility: 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.

Graduate Check-In and Line-Up: Graduates will gather in the gym to line up for the ceremony. All graduates should plan to check in at the gym between 9:00 – 9:15 on the morning of graduation and additional instructions will be provided.