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Commencement Brunch

To celebrate the Class of 2024’s achievements, Willamette University offers an elegant Commencement Brunch on Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Goudy Commons.

Brunch Hours

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Tickets for this year's brunch are now available to purchase online through Friday, May 10, at 5 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the day of Commencement. 


From the Bakeshop

  • Muffin Assortment: Banana, Blueberry, Chocolate Chip
  • Assorted Croissants
  • Mini Beignets
  • Katz Donuts
  • Red Plate Muffins: Lemon-blueberry, Coffee Cake
  • Mini Fruit Lattice: Apple, Strawberry, Cherry, Mango

Composed Salads

  • Tender Little Gem Lettuce Salad: Spring Pea, Pecorino Cheese, Quinoa, Lemon infused Olive Oil, Mint
  • Seasonal Salad With Toasted Pumpkin Seeds: Dried Pear, Honey Mango, Muscat Grapes, Butter Lettuce, Charred Corn, Carmelized Onion Dressing
  • Fruit Salad: Pineapple, Plums, Strawberry

Main Plate

  • Carving Station
    • Carved to order Black Forest Ham (mwog-ci): Crispy Sage, Brown Butter, Vermont Maple
    • Carved to Order Slow Roasted Turkey Breast (mwog-ci): Apple Kentucky Bourbon Glaze,  Honey Mustard
    • Carved to Order Cauliflower Roast (mwog-ci, vegan): Chimichurri, Garlic Confit
  • Au Gratin Potatoes: Face Rock Creamery Smoked Cheddar, Wild Spring Onion, Baby Turnips
  • Grilled Asparagus: Fried Garlic, Lemon
  • Cage-free Scrambled Eggs: Artichoke, Herb Chevre, Blistered Cherry Tomatoes
  • House Cornmeal Pancakes: Strawberry Vanilla Compote, Maple Syrup, Chantilly Cream


  • French Macaron Assortment, Chocolate, Coffee, Earl Grey, Lemon, Orange, Passionfruit, Raspberry, Salted Caramel, Vanilla
  • Mini Cheesecake Assortment: New York, Marble, Caramel, Blueberry, Chocolate, Raspberry
  • Eclair Assortment: Pistachio, Vanilla, Salted Caramel, Chocolate, Raspberry, Lemon
  • Red Plate Mini Cupcakes: Chocolate, Vanilla


  • Umbria Coffee
  • Numi Teas
  • House-made Spa Waters
  • Iced Tea
  • Assorted Juices
  • Pepsi Sodas
  • Milk
  • Plant-based Milk

Ticket Pricing


  • $19.75 per adult or student
  • $9.25 for children ages 6–10 (five and under are free)
  • $13.75 for faculty and staff

At the door:

  • $21.50 per adult or student
  • $11.00 for children ages 6–10 (five and under are free)
  • $14.50 for faculty and staff

Buy brunch tickets

Brunch Questions

If you need a refund or have other brunch questions, please email us or call 503-370-6870. We will do our best to respond within 24 hours of receiving an email or voice mail.

Willamette University


Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.