EECS Graduation Celebration 2024

A group of students wearing their graduation gown and cap.

Friday, June 14, 2024
Celebration event: 3-5:30 p.m., Gill Coliseum
Reception: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Parker Plaza (in front of Reser Stadium) 

Recording Photos


Student Registration

Like completing your degree, there are a few steps to complete. Late registrations will be accepted until June 12.


  • This is a public event. Participants will be photographed/videoed.
  • You MUST register to participate.
  • Check in at Gill Coliseum on Friday, June 14, 2024, no later than 2:00 p.m.
  • If you are not comfortable appearing in the video, cancel your registration. Please alert your guests that this is a live streamed event.

Important details about EECS Graduation Celebration

  • School of EECS students who plan to participate must register to have your name read.
  • Students who have graduated or will graduate summer 2023, fall 2023, winter 2024, spring 2024, or summer 2024 can participate.
  • Students are encouraged to attend the school celebration on June 14 and the University Commencement Ceremony on June 15. Diplomas are only awarded at the university ceremony on June 15.
  • This is a cap and gown ceremony. Graduation caps and gowns can be purchased from the Beaver Store, or borrow one from a friend. Be sure to order an orange tassel. Graduate students must also purchase a hood.
  • There is no limit on the number of guests you may invite to the EECS celebration.


When you arrive at Gill Coliseum on June 14 at 2 p.m., check in, then join the other graduates who are lining up. Wear comfortable shoes. This is a cap-and-gown event. Parking is typically free in most lots, except metered/reserved parking spaces.

  • 2:00 pm - Line up at Gill Coliseum
  • 3:00 pm - EECS graduation celebration begins
  • 5:00 pm - Reception at Parker Plaza (by Reser's football sculpture)

Please contact us at least two weeks in advance if you or your guests need any special accommodations.

Photography and video notice:

Photos and videos from this event may be used in Oregon State University promotional materials. By attending these events, you consent to have your photo taken and appear in videos and allow use of these photographs and videos by OSU, the Foundation or the Alumni Association for promotional purposes.


  • Doors open at 2:00 p.m. ADA access doors open at 1:45 p.m. Guests should arrive early and be prepared to wait out in the weather. Seating is first come, first served. Wear comfortable shoes; you will likely have to wait in line.
  • Only clear bags are allowed in Gill Coliseum. Please refer to Oregon State Athletics' clear bag policy for specific information on bag restrictions. To speed entry into Gill, travel light.
  • Do NOT bring these items to Gill. Refer to Oregon State Athletics' approved items list for additional information.
  • Balloons – minimum fine of $150/balloon
  • Wrapped gifts
  • Alcohol/drugs
  • Please be advised, this is an athletics venue. Guest seating is not built for comfort.
  • This is a public event. Participants will likely be photographed/videoed.
  • Beverages:
  • The snack bar will be open. Please advertise.
  • There is a brief reception afterwards.
  • Empty water containers and unopened bottled water are permitted.
  • Dutch Brothers is on 26th, across from the Coliseum.
  • Parking is free in most lots except in metered/reserved parking spaces. Do not park in R1/R2 lots.
  • Please contact us at least two weeks in advance should you need any special accommodations.

International Guests

The Office of the Registrar can provide a Commencement Visa Letter to international students participating in the Commencement ceremony, in order for those students and/or their family members to obtain visas from their country's US Embassy. The Commencement Visa Letter verifies the student's graduation status, ceremony date and attendance information, and a list of invited family members.