Commencement Ceremony



All students planning to complete their certificate or degree requirements during or prior to the end of summer 2017 are eligible to participate in our 2017 ceremony. Those planning to complete during or after fall 2017 are invited to participate in our 2018 ceremony.

For information and assistance about final graduation requirements, please contact our Credentialing and Completion Specialist, Linnet Preston. She will be happy to assist you!

  • Phone: (541) 278-5789
  • Email:

Information for Faculty and Staff 


Additional information about rehearsal will be posted on May 1, 2017.

  • Day: Wednesday, June 14,2017
  • Time: 6 p.m.  
  • Check-in Time: 5:15 p.m.
  • Location: Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton, OR 97801

2017 NURSING PINNING CEREMONY - Pendleton campus

  • Practice:  Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.,  BMCC Theater
  • Ceremony: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.,  BMCC Theater
  • Reception: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., Student Union


  • Day: Thursday, June 15,2017
  • Check-In Time: Graduate check in 6:15 p.m.
  • Ceremony Start Time: 7:00 p.m. Please note - guests arriving during our processional will be asked to wait to be seated until all of our graduates have entered our event area.
  • Location of Ceremony: Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton, OR 97801

Graduation information line: (541) 278-5760 

Special Seating Needs or other Accommodations: For information about special seating needs or other accommodations, please contact Linda Zojonc at (541) 278-5760. 


Please note, you must apply for graduation in order to participate in commencement. Please allow two business days for processing. 


To order your Cap and Gown and other commencement supplies, go to our Bookstore website.

Cost:  $17.99

Deadline to place your order: May 9, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Pick up date and location:  On or after May 31, 2017 at the BMCC Pendleton Bookstore.  

Commencement Photo Information

Information about our photographer for our 2017 ceremony will be available on or after May 1, 2017.