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Portland Campus Commencement & Pinning Ceremony

Welcome to the Commencement and Pinning Headquarters for our Portland Campus.  Check here for updates on upcoming Commencement Festivities.  We look forward to helping you celebrate your academic achievements!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Lifetouch had to adjust their processes due to COVID and have found themselves not meeting their deadlines. Due to the long wait time, they are offering students 25% off their order plus free shipping. Students should enter coupon code (9AQYD), which is valid until 9/30/2001. Graduates should receive an email from Lifetouch or can order their images online.

  • Summer 2021 Commencement and Pinning Ceremony RSVP – Complete this online RSVP form by July 25th. No late RSVPs will be accepted.

  • Attire & Keepsakes Ordering Form – Students who RSVP to participate in the ceremony are required to place their order before August 6th to avoid a $10 processing fee.

  • Since all COVID restrictions in OR have been lifted, venue capacity will allow each student to reserve up to 7, non-transferrable guest tickets. Additional information about securing your guest tickets will be sent to your CSP email the week of July 26.

  • 2021 Summer Semester Ceremony: The combined, face to face Commencement and Pinning Ceremony will take place on Sat. Aug. 28th at 2p at the Red Lion Hotel on the Jantzen Beach, Portland.

    2021 December Semester Ceremony: The combined Commencement and Pinning Ceremony will take place on Sun. Dec. 19th at the Red Lion Hotel on the Jantzen Beach, Portland. The time will be determined and communicated in early fall.

  • Undergraduate students who complete 60 or more credits at CSP and meet the following GPA requirements will earn Latin honors:

    • 3.6 – 3.74 Cum Laude
    • 3.75 – 3.89 Magna Cum Laude
    • 3.9 – 4.0 Summa Cum Laude

    Undergraduate students who complete 59 or fewer credits at CSP and meet the following GPA requirements will earn honors:

    • 3.75 – 3.89 with Distinction
    • 3.9 – 4.0 with High Distinction

    Honors listed in the commencement program will be estimated if your degree is not yet awarded and may change based on your final grades and cumulative GPA when your degree is awarded. The honors earned, if any, at the time your degree is awarded will be printed on your transcript and diploma. If your degree is awarded after the commencement ceremony and your estimated honors changed, you may request to exchange your medallion or pin by contacting the Registrar’s Office at 651-641-8233 or registrar@csp.ed

  • Email or call 651-641-8351.  When writing your email or making your call, please reference that you are inquiring about Portland Campus Commencement.