The 2016 Commencement Ceremony is scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Liberty Theater.  Each candidate is asked to limit their guests to five individuals.   Early arrival is recommended.


Candidates for graduation

As a graduate, you must arrive by 6 p.m.  Enter through the 12th Street entrance and check in with the Clatsop Community College representative.   After checking in, you will go directly upstairs to the McTavish Room located on the second floor.

To participate in the commencement, all students are required to wear approved regalia.


Required: Commencement Ceremony Rehearsal

If you will attend the commencement ceremony, you must  attend the Commencement rehearsal at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the Liberty Theater.  Your participation in this rehearsal is required, and is necessary to ensure a perfect graduation night—one you will remember for the rest of your life.

If you have a final exam scheduled at this time (or any time after 5 p.m.), you may email Student Services to notify us that you cannot attend the required rehearsal.  Please include the course and your instructor’s name for verification purposes.

Cap and Gown

If you ordered a cap and gown, you may pick up your order at the College Bookstore located in Columbia Hall.  The bookstore will announce when regalia is available for pickup.  The bookstore is open weekdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Guests: Open seating (no tickets required)

We ask that graduates limit guests to 5-6 individuals as seating is limited.   Seats may not reserved for individuals and theater staff will ensure empty seats are made available to guests in attendance (in the event of a capacity crowd, saving a seat for a late arriving guests will not be allowed as start time nears).

Guests: Night of commencement

All guests, including children and spouses, must enter through the main theater entrance.  Doors open at 6:15 p.m. (opening time subject to change).  A reception is available for you and your guests at the conclusion of the ceremony.



Please email us with any requests for accommodations.  You also may call the disability services office at (503) 338-2474. Please arrange by May 30. 







Last Updated: 
February 23, 2016, 2:16 pm
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