Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

2015 Commencement. Friday, June 12

Commencement 2015

See photos and stories on the Commencement Storify page.

Students who have graduated fall 2014 or will be completing their degree this winter, spring or summer 2015 are invited to participate in commencement.

To track your progress towards completion, please view your GRAD Plan.

2015 Ceremony Details

Friday, June 12, 2015
7pm (arrive between 5:30pm and 6pm)
Memorial Coliseum
300 N. Winning Way
Portland, OR 97208
RSVP by May 18:
Online through your MyPCC portal
  1. Log in to MyPCC
  2. From the Home tab > College Announcements channel > Click on the Commencement RSVP link
  3. Enter the requested information and click Submit

Take the shuttle to commencement!

On the day of commencement, parking will be free at the PCC Cascade Campus, and Parking and Transportation Services will offer free shuttles from Cascade to the Memorial Coliseum. Friends and family are welcome to ride! Shuttles will leave from Cascade beginning at 4:00pm and will run approximately every 15-20 minutes. The shuttles will continue to run for 1 hour after the ceremony.

Cascade Campus
Memorial Coliseum
Starting at 4pm, shuttle departs and returns every 15 minutes. Last shuttle leaves the coliseum 45 minutes after ceremony.

How many guests can I bring?

The event is open invitation and no tickets are required for guests. Seating will be available for disabled and for hearing impaired guests. Headsets will be available at the Information Booth in the Coliseum Lobby. Although it is a celebration, please inform your guests that no food, drinks, gift baskets, presents, or helium balloons are allowed into the facility.

What can I bring to the ceremony?

Please do not bring valuables . There is no place to store them and unfortunately, things have been stolen in the past. Whatever you bring, you will take into the auditorium with you. There is not a changing area available. No food, drinks, gift baskets, presents, or helium balloons are allowed into the facility.

2015 Commencement Photos

GradImages® was the official photographer at the 2015 Commencement event. Photos are now available to view and order on the GradImages website.

Simply enter your last name and school name, and select 2015 from the drop-down menu. Once you see your name, click on the link to view your photos. If you need additional help to locate your photos, contact the GradImages customer service department at 800-261-2576 or giservice@gradimages.net.