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The first step to graduating is to fill out the GenSci Graduation Registration survey on the on GenSci Canvas site. This survey will be available early spring term. Fill the form out before May 1st if you plan to participate in commencement, even if you still have a few classes to finish after spring term.

If you will be done with all your coursework at the end of spring term you also need to apply for your degree on Duck Web.
—   Log into Duck Web
—   Click on Student Menu
—   Then click Apply for Undergraduate Degree

You can still participate in the commencement ceremony if you are not done with all your coursework but your official DuckWeb degree application has to be filled out for your actual term of completion.

Academic deadlines, including degree application deadlines (on DuckWeb), are listed at:
Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

Students can apply anytime beginning four terms prior to the graduation term. Students should apply during the first few weeks of the term prior to their graduation term. The absolute deadline to apply for graduation is Sunday at midnight after the fourth week of classes. At that point, DuckWeb will no longer allow students to apply for graduation online; students must visit the Office of the Registrar and file a late petition.


General Science Spring Commencement for 2019 will be on Sunday June 16th at 4 pm at the Women’s Quadrangle [Called Hendricks West Lawn on this map]

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall 2019 graduates are welcome to participate in the General Science spring commencement ceremony. Graduating students will be individually recognized on stage as they receive their diploma cover. The ceremony will be approximately one and a half hours long, and a reception with refreshments will follow. If you are not officially graduating this spring (still have a few classes to complete) but you would like to participate in the commencement ceremony, and have your name included on the program, please make sure to fill out the GenSci Graduation Registration survey on your GenSci Canvas site no later than May 1st. Tickets are not required for the General Science ceremony. Graduates may bring as many guests as they wish.

Students will be contacted during spring term to request information needed to plan the ceremony. We encourage everyone to participate.



We encourage graduates and their guests to also attend the University Graduation Celebration beginning with an academic parade to the Matthew Knight Arena. Details regarding this celebration are available on the UO Commencement website. Please note that student will need to reserve tickets for their guests for this ceremony (the General Science ceremony does not require tickets).

Invitations and regalia (cap, gown, and tassel) can be ordered from the University of Oregon Duck Store.

~ Grad Fair ~ April 8th-11th, 10am-6pm at the UO Duck Store. Get all of your graduation needs taken care of in one place and at the same time! For more information please see The Duck Store.

Order your graduation essentials starting in March at The Duck Store. Don’t miss The Duck Store’s Grad Fair on April 8th-11th at the 13th Avenue & Kincaid Street location. Pick up your online order or shop for everything you need, and meet with vendors for regalia, class rings, announcements and more. All graduation packages include a one year UO Alumni Association membership.

GradImages will be providing commencement photography for the university, and will photograph our graduates at the department ceremony. Students can pre-register at

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