PAU Commencement 2023

It is almost time to come together to celebrate PAU's graduating class of 2023!  

The Palo Alto University 2023 commencement ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. PDT, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

PAU currently plans to hold a single in-person commencement ceremony this year. The ceremony will also be live-streamed for guests who are unable to attend the ceremony in person. For additional information regarding the commencement ceremony, please review the information on this page as well as the frequently asked questions below.

Della V Mosley, PAU 2023 Commencement Speaker
PAU Welcomes Commencement Speaker, Della V. Mosley

Della V. Mosley, PhD, will deliver PAU's Commencement address to the class of 2023 on Saturday, June 17. Dr. Della is President of the Wells Health Center and Director of the Radical Health Collaborative in Durham, North Carolina. For three years, she was an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Florida. She completed her doctorate from the University of Kentucky and her master’s in school counseling from Johns Hopkins University. As a counseling psychologist, she is an expert on Black wellness and healing racial trauma. She uses Black feminist approaches to facilitate holistic wellness in marginalized communities, including queer, transgender, and gender-expansive people of color.

Wells Health Center Radical Health Collaborative
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Venue Information

Learn more about the Santa Clara Convention Center and important information to help you plan for the big day!

Directions & Public Transportation Parking Information Prohibited Items SCCC Overview
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Lodging & Dining Recommendations

The links below is a list of accommodations and restaurants near the Santa Clara Convention Center and Palo Alto University, Allen Calvin campus.

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Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

When is the ceremony?Toggle Accordion

The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 10 a.m. PDT.

Where is the ceremony being held? Toggle Accordion

The 2023 commencement ceremony will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Halls C & D.

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Where can I find Graduate FAQs?Toggle Accordion

Please visit the Graduate Information page and scroll down to the bottom for Graduate FAQs.

Where can I find Guest FAQs?Toggle Accordion

Please visit the Guest Information page and scroll down to the bottom for Guest FAQs.


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