Commencement 2022 Schedule of Activities & Events

Friday, May 20, 2022

  • Spirit of Diversity Awards
    Time: 5:30-7:00 pm | Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center
    Event Planner: Nicole Juliano
    Questions: dcenter@plu.edu

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Commencement Toast
    Event is open to graduating students only.
    Time: 5:00-6:30 pm | Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
    Please RSVP to attend the celebration.
    Event Planner:  Kathy Engle
    Questions: alumni@plu.edu

Thursday, May 26, 2022

  • Celebration of Leadership
    Time: 5:00-6:00 pm | Scandinavian Cultural Center, Anderson University Center
    Event Planner:  Alexis Austin
    Questions: alexis.austin@plu.edu

Friday, May 27, 2022

  • School of Arts & Communication Recognition Ceremony
    Event is open to graduating students, family, and friends.
    Time: 12:30-2:30 pm | Eastvold Auditorium, Karen Hille Phillips Center
    Please RSVP to attend the Recognition Ceremony.
    Event Planner: Helen Hickman
    Questions: soac@plu.edu

  • Baccalaureate Service
    Baccalaureate is for all graduates and their guests. This gathering is rooted in faith and spiritual traditions and practices, marking this moment of transition with reflection, celebration, gratitude and ritual with your classmates and communities of support.
    Time: 3:00-4:00 pm | Lagerquist Concert Hall, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Event Planner: Jen Rude
    Questions: cmin@plu.edu

  • President’s Commencement Reception
    Event is open to faculty, staff, graduates and their families.
    Time: 4:00-6:00 pm | Red Square
    Event Planner: Tori Locke
    Questions: commencement@plu.edu

  • ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
    Time: 5:30-7:30 pm | Lagerquist Concert Hall, Mary Baker Russell Music Center
    Event Planner:  Shannon Calhoun
    Questions: calhousl@plu.edu

  • School of Business Celebration
    Event is open to graduating students only. Light refreshments will be served.
    Time: 6:00-7:30 pm | Atrium, Morken Center for Learning & Technology
    Please RSVP to attend the Celebration
    Event Planner:  Becki Torgerson
    Questions: business@plu.edu

Saturday, May 28, 2022

  • Education Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2022
    Event is open to graduating students only.
    Time: 8:00-10:00 am | Chris Knutzen Hall, Anderson University Center
    Event Planner:  Natalie Mendez
    Questions: nmendez@plu.edu

  • School of Nursing DNP Hooding Ceremony
    Event is open to graduating students only.
    Time: 9:00-10:30 am | Eastvold Auditorium, Karen Hille Phillips Center
    Event Planner:  Kristi Edrington
    Questions: nursing@plu.edu

  • School of Nursing BSN Pinning Ceremony
    Event is open to graduating students only.
    Time: 9:00-10:30 am | Eastvold Auditorium, Karen Hille Phillips Center
    Event Planner:  Kristi Edrington
    Questions: nursing@plu.edu

  • Commencement Luncheon for Platform Party
    Event is by invitation only.
    Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm | Tacoma Dome
    Event Planner:  Tori Locke
    Questions: commencement@plu.edu

  • Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2022
    Time: 2:30 pm | Tacoma Dome
    Questions: commencement@plu.edu