Commencement 2019 Schedule of Activities & Events

Friday, May 17, 2019

  • Spirit of Diversity Awards
    5:00-7:00 p.m. | Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center
    Questions: dcenter@plu.edu

Saturday, May 20, 2019

  • Theatre & Dance End of Season Celebration
    7:00-9:00 p.m. | Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center
    Questions: theatre@plu.edu

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

  • Grad Fair and Cap & Gown Pick-up
    4:00-6:30 p.m. | Regency Room, Anderson University Center
    Questions: arel@plu.edu

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

  • Grad Fair and Cap & Gown Pick-up
    4:00-6:30 p.m. | Regency Room, Anderson University Center
    Questions: arel@plu.edu
  • Senior Toast
    Event is open to graduates only.
    6:30-7:30 p.m. | Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
    Questions: engle@plu.edu
    RSVP HERE by May 17th

Thursday, May 23, 2019

  • Celebration of Leadership
    5:30-7:30 p.m. | Regency Room, Anderson University Center
    Questions: engage@plu.edu

Friday, May 24, 2019

  • School of Arts & Communication Recognition Ceremony
    12:30-2:30 p.m. | Eastvold Auditorium, Karen Hille Phillips Center
    Questions: soac@plu.edu
  • ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
    1:00-2:30 p.m. | Lagerquist Concert Hall, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Questions: calhousl@plu.edu
  • Interfaith Baccalaureate Service
    Event is open to all graduates and their families.
    3:30-4:30 p.m. | Lagerquist Concert Hall, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Questions: cmin@plu.edu
  • Commencement Reception
    Event is open to all graduates and their families.
    4:30-6:30 p.m. | Red Square
    Questions: commencement@plu.edu

Saturday, May 25, 2019

  • Department of Education Commencement Reception
    9:00-10:30 a.m. | Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
    Questions: duclosdm@plu.edu
  • School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
    9:00-11:00 a.m. | Eastvold Auditorium, Karen Hille Phillips Center
    Questions: nurs@plu.edu
  • School of Business Graduation Ceremony 
    10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center
    Questions: torgerrm@plu.edu
  • Commencement Luncheon for Platform Party
    Event is by invitation only.
    11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Regency Room, Anderson University Center
    Questions: commencement@plu.edu
  • Commencement Ceremony
    Event is open to all graduates and their families — no tickets necessary.
    2:30-5:00 p.m. | Tacoma Dome
    Entrance to the Tacoma Dome begins at 1:30 p.m.
    Questions: commencement@plu.edu