MEDIA ADVISORY: 2024 University of Oregon Commencement

WHAT: The University of Oregon hosts the 2024 University Commencement, celebrating 4,783 Ducks from the class of 2024 on Monday, June 17. Oregon’s 147th commencement features a keynote address by Sarah Mensah, the first Black woman and first UO graduate to lead Nike, Inc.’s Jordan Brand. The 1987 UO graduate is President of the globally influential sneaker and apparel brand.

WHEN/WHERE: Monday, June 17, 2024 at Autzen Stadium

  • 7:30 a.m. — Graduates begin gathering at Moshofsky Plaza.
  • 8:15 a.m. — The Gra[n]d Entrance into Autzen Stadium begins. The best views will be at the west tunnel.
  • 9 a.m. — The on-stage presentation begins. It is expected to last 90 minutes. Graduating students are seated on the field. During the ceremony, media access is available on the field around the outside of the graduating students. Please avoid the center aisle and crossing in front of the stage. 

CREDENTIALS: Media credentials are required to access the field. Email Molly Blancett, by Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m. to reserve credentials. Pick up credentials at Moshofsky Plaza beginning at 7:30 a.m. Return credentials to Molly Blancett before leaving Autzen Stadium.

PARKING: There is no reserved media parking at Autzen Stadium. Stadium parking lots open at 6:30 a.m.

ON-SITE UO CONTACT: Molly Blancett 541-515-5155 (text is best)

CLASS OF 2024 NUMBERS:
Bachelor’s degrees: 3,647
Master’s degrees: 836
Doctoral degrees: 182
Law degrees: 164
Double majors: 270
Triple majors: 3
Oldest graduate: 71
Youngest graduate: 19
Graduates born on June 17: 18

MORE INFO: https://commencement.uoregon.edu/

 

Top 10 undergraduate majors: 
Business Administration: 529
Journalism*: 438
Psychology: 315
General Social Science: 204
Human Physiology: 174
Political Science: 172
Art*: 115
Economics: 102
Sociology: 91
Accounting: 89
* all related majors combined

Media Contact:
Molly Blancett
University Communications
blancett@uoregon.edu 
541-515-5155