Northern California Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 12th
Ceremony begins at 1:00pm
Oakland Marriott City Center | 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Number of guests per graduate: 10 free guest tickets
Graduates that submitted a participation form for the Friday, May 12th ceremony at the Oakland Marriott City Center by March 12, 2023 will be provided 10 free guest tickets. Graduates will be sent a link to order their guest tickets digitally via Eventbrite by mid-April.
The regalia site is now live. Please click here to order your regalia.
The deadline to order is April 2, 2023. Any orders placed after this date will have have the guarantee of arriving on time.
1) Regalia is to be shipped back to Oak Hall within 60 days of receiving their order. (include the packing slip)
2) Inside packaging cannot be opened. (Return Sealed As Received) You cannot open & use for photos.
3) You will be responsible for return shipping costs (via: USPS/UPS/FED EX)
Oak Hall | 840 Union Street, PO Box 1078, Salem, Virginia 24153
Customer Service: 1-800-456-7623
Announcements and Diploma Frames
Announcements and Diploma Frames can be ordered on-line. The announcement/invitation site is live!
Grad Images will be taking photos of all graduates as they walk across the stage. You will be able to purchase your photos directly through them. More information will be provided closer to the date.
All degree requirements must be met by Saturday, April 29, 2023 in order to participate in commencement. (With the exception of Internship Hours & Current Semester/Term course work)
Doctoral students check with your Student Advisor to assure your dissertation paperwork is complete and to schedule your Final Oral Defense no later than April 1st.
- Dissertation title submitted
- Doctoral Hooding during ceremony
Hotels in Area
- Oakland Marriott City Center | 1001 Broadway, Oakland, USA, California 946073721
- Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown | 988 Broadway, Oakland, California 94607 USA
- Hampton Inn Oakland Downtown-City Center | 378 11th Street Oakland, CA 94607
- Ramada by Wyndham Oakland Downtown | 371 13th St, Oakland, CA, 94612