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Congratulations, Graduates!


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Graduate cheering for her classmates during Commencement ceremony 2022

Sunday, May 26, 2024


Linfield University holds Commencement each May on the McMinnville campus. The 2024 Commencement will take place Sunday, May 26 on the Commencement Green in the Oak Grove. Commencement will begin at 10 a.m. and generally lasts two to two and a half hours. There are no tickets required as long as the ceremony is held outdoors. Take a look at last year's schedule to see what sort of celebrations are typically planned for the weekend.

Learn more Commencement Weekend
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a nursing graduate receives his pin from a relative on stage

Pinning Ceremony

Pinning is an important ceremony for nursing students. This marks their formal entry into the nursing profession. The spring Pinning Ceremony will take place in McMinnville on Sunday, May 26, shortly after the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremony. Nursing graduates and their families are encouraged to participate in both Commencement and Pinning. 

View Pinning Ceremony details

Professional photos

Professional photos will be available for purchase. Graduates will be contacted by mail and email and given the option of purchasing photos taken. Once the proofs are available, they will be posted on GradImages' website. 


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Debbie Harmon Ferry '90
Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement
Melrose Hall 213