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PAU Commencement

Palo Alto University holds two commencement ceremonies*.

*Potential graduates must still complete an application, regardless of whether they plan to participate in their commencement ceremony.

DOCTORAL GRADUATES:

Date:  June 9, 2018 at 10 am

Location:  Stanford University-Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez St., Stanford, CA 94305

Parking:  Lausen Grove Parking Lot.  Parking is available in the Lausen Grove Parking Lot.  While it is a walkable distance for most, we will be providing a shuttle bus between Lausen Grove and the Arrillaga Center.

Tickets:  Six tickets are available for each graduate participating in the ceremony.  Tickets will be mailed to those graduates who are participating in the ceremony.  Please be sure your most recent address is on file with the Registrar's Office by no later than May 4, 2018.  We will mail tickets out no later than May 11, 2018.  If you need to update your address, you can do so through mypau portal.  Go to the student tab and click on "update personal information".  Unfortunately, we are not able to provide more than six tickets.

Application:  Applications are closed.  They were due by March 30, 2018.  Unfortunately, if you missed the deadline, you are unable to participate in the ceremony.

Cap & Gown:  Order through Herff Jones; deadline to purchase is May 14, 2018

Honors Cords:  If you are graduating with honors (cum laude, summa cum laude, or magna cum laude) honor cords will be provided to you the day of the ceremony.  You do not need to order or receive this in advance of the day of the ceremony.

 

A reception for graduates and their families will immediately follow the ceremony.

 

 

MASTERS & BACHELORS:

Date:  June 23, 2018 at 10 am

Location:  De Anza College-Flint Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014

Parking:  Flint Center Parking Garage.  Parking for the day of commencment is free in the Flint Center Parking Garage for those attending the ceremony.

Tickets:  10 tickets are available for each graduate participating in the ceremony.  Tickets will be mailed to those graduates who are participating in the ceremony.  Please be sure your most recent address is on file with the Registrar's Office by no later than May 4, 2018.  We will mail tickets out no later than May 11, 2018.  If you need to update your address, you can do so through mypau portal.  Go to the student tab and click on "update personal information".  Unfortunately, we are not able to provide more than ten tickets.

Application:  Applications are closed.  They were due by March 30, 2018.  Unfortunately, if you missed the deadline, you are unable to participate in the ceremony.

Cap & Gown:  Order through Herff Jones; deadline to purchase is May 14, 2018

Honors Cords:  If you are graduating with honors (cum laude, summa cum laude, or magna cum laude) honor cords will be provided to you the day of the ceremony.  You do not need to order or receive this in advance of the day of the ceremony.

 

A reception for graduates and their families will immediately follow the ceremony.

 

 
 
 

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1791 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Phone: (800) 818-6136 Fax: (650) 433-3888

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