Graduation and Commencement

Marylhurst Graduation and Commencement

For many of our graduates, commencement marks one of the most memorable experiences of their educational journey. We strive to provide all the details you might need so you can celebrate a smooth, stress-free graduation process and commencement day.


Graduation refers to receiving your diploma and having your degree awarded. You must apply for graduation even if you do not plan to attend the commencement ceremony. Your diploma or certificate will be mailed to you. Diplomas are not given out at the commencement ceremony.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Wondering when your diploma will arrive? Answers to this, and other questions about graduation, can be found here.

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2018 Commencement – Sunday, June 17

Commencement is the traditional graduation ceremony, and Marylhurst University holds its annual commencement in June. You are eligible and invited to participate if you were awarded a diploma during the previous fall or winter terms or have applied to graduate for spring or summer term.

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Photos from 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Moments captured on camera from the 2018 Commencement Ceremony, including every graduate walking across the stage.  Photos are free for you to download, print and enjoy.

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Program from 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Every print copy of our 2018 commencement program was distributed to attendees on commencement day. But you can download a digital version as as a keepsake.

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