College of Liberal Arts

2020 Commencement Ceremonies Canceled

It is with great regret that due to the continuing global crisis of COVID-19, the on-campus commencement ceremonies scheduled for Sunday, May 17, have been canceled. Willamette University is exploring alternate ways to celebrate the achievements of our members of the Class of 2020. We will reach out to our graduating seniors with updates as they become available. We thank you for your understanding, patience, and flexibility during this challenging time.

2020 Commencement Countdown

Monday, December 2, 2019

Application for Graduation : FINAL DEADLINE

This is the Final deadline to apply for graduation online via SAGE. Or, you can submit a paper form, available on the Registrar's website: Paper Form.

Questions may be directed to the Registrar's Office at or by calling 503-370-6206.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Senior Salute, Cat Cavern

Pick up your cap, gown, stole and tassel, order personalized graduation announcements, class rings, and find out more about the events and activities for the class of 2020. Pick up Perkins Loan Exit Interview Instruction Packets at Senior Salute if you have a Perkins Loan.

April - May, 2020

Complete the Senior Survey - Your Willamette Experience, More Information Coming Soon

Tell us about your experience at Willamette, what you plan on doing next, and how we can make Willamette even better for future students. You will be sent a survey link. As a thank-you, your name will be entered in a drawing for several gift certificates and prizes. It is a federal requirement that all universities collect data about their graduates, but this survey was specifically designed for Willamette seniors.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Commencement Ceremonies, Quad

Monday, May 18, 2020

Check Out/Key Return, Residential Halls

Check out and key return must be completed before noon. All residential facilities close for the summer at noon.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Mail Forwarding FINAL DEADLINE, Mail Center

Forwarding Addresses must be submitted to Mail Services on or before this date.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Mail Box Key return FINAL DEADLINE, Mail Center

Mail box keys must be returned on or before this date to avoid a $15 fee.

June - July 2020

Visit The Compass - Willamette's online alumni network,

Visit The Compass, an Willamette alumni site where you can manage your profile and contact information, access the Alumni Association online directory, register for alumni events, and more.

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