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) 

Student Registration

Like completing your degree, there are a few steps to complete. Registration is required for attendance:

Register here.

  • 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. Registration opens soon.
  • 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.


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.


  • Doors open at 2:30 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:
    • There are no concessions. 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.