2024 Ceremony Program

155th Commencement Program


  • 9 a.m. Reser Stadium gates open for guests. 
  • 9 a.m. Processional lineup for graduates. 
    • Undergraduates: Report to the Memorial Union Quad.
    • Master's and Doctoral Candidates: Report to the Valley Library Quad.
  • 10 a.m. Processional begins.
  • 10:30 a.m. Processional enters Reser Stadium.
  • 11 a.m. Commencement ceremony begins. 
  • 1:30 p.m. Commencement ceremony concludes.
Music Prelude

Oregon State University Wind Ensemble, Erik Leung, Director  


Doctoral and Master’s Degree Candidates

Baccalaureate Candidates

Platform Party

The National Anthem

Oregon State University Wind Ensemble

Opening Remarks

Jayathi Y. Murthy, Ph.D., President, Oregon State University

Greetings from the Board of Trustees of Oregon State University

Kirk E. Schueler, Chair, Board of Trustees

Presentation of Honorary Doctorate

Edward Feser, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President

Conferring of Honorary Degree

President Murthy


Commencement Address

Steven Jackson, Philanthropist and NFL star running back, Class of 2020

Greetings from ASOSU

Carissa O'Donnell, President, Associated Students of Oregon State University

Alma Mater

Oregon State University Wind Ensemble

Welcome to the Class of 2024

Julie Lambert, Class of 1985, Chair, OSU Alumni Association Board of Directors

Commissioning of Officers of the United States Armed Forces

Captain John De Pree, United States Navy

Faculty Senate Approval of Candidates

Yvette Spitz, President, OSU Faculty Senate | Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Presentation and Conferral of Doctoral Degrees

President Murthy

Philip Mote, Ph.D., Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate School

Diploma Distribution

Doctoral Diplomas

Presentation and Conferral of Master’s and Baccalaureate Degrees

President Murthy

Dean Mote
Master's Degrees

College Deans
Baccalaureate Degrees

Closing Remarks

President Murthy

Diploma Distribution

Master’s and Baccalaureate Diplomas