School of Music and Dance 2024 Commencement

The Spring 2024 School of Music and Dance Commencement Ceremony will be held Monday, June 17th at 1:00 pm in Beall Concert Hall. For information on the Spring 2024 University of Oregon Commencement Ceremony visit

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2024

UO Main Commencement Ceremony for the Graduating Class of 2024
9:00 am, Autzen Stadium 
RSVP required, please visit  
Ceremony will be Live-Streamed [link coming soon].

SOMD Commencement Ceremony for the Graduating Class of 2024
1:00 pm, Beall Concert Hall 
Tickets Required (see details below)
Ceremony will be Live-Streamed [link coming soon].

To participate in the SOMD ceremony, graduates of the class of 2024 need to:  

Guest Ticket Information and Policy 

SOMD graduates will be seated in the Beall Concert Hall audience so that the stage can be used for performances during the ceremony. Due to the size of our 2024 graduating class, seating in Beall Hall will reach capacity. Each student who registers to participate in our commencement ceremony may reserve two guest tickets in Beall Hall. Overflow seating will be available in the Music Building where the ceremony will be live-streamed.  

  • Graduation tickets are released to be claimed in two waves. 
  • WAVE 1: Tuesday, May 14 - Thursday, June 6
    •  Two (2) guest tickets may be claimed by each graduate. 
    • Graduates must use promo code GRAD24 to secure seats.
    • Graduate will use their own name for the account in which the tickets are registered.
    • Those who reserve more than two (2) seats will have additional tickets/orders canceled.
  • WAVE 2: Monday, June 10 - Friday, June 14
    • A graduate may claim up to two (2) more tickets, based on availability.
  • All tickets will be sent electronically on Saturday, June 15

Secure Guest Tickets

**Tickets available Tuesday, May 14**

On the Day of the Ceremony

  • Any tickets not redeemed 15 minutes before the ceremony starts will be released on a first come first serve basis to anyone without a ticket. 
  • If your guest is late, and their ticket is reassigned, they will be invited to watch the ceremony in the overflow area where the ceremony will be live-streamed [link coming soon]. 
  • Overflow and family-friendly seating will be located in Thelma Schnitzer Hall (Music Building Room 163). 
  • Doors to both Beall Concert Hall and the overflow room are scheduled to open at 12:15 p.m. 
  • SPECIAL SEATING ACCOMMODATIONS must be arranged in advance by speaking with the SOMD Facilities Office directly before June 10th. Please contact
  • Submit a request before June 1st if in need of audience accommodations by visiting the Accessible Education Center Support Services.

Eligibility to Participate 

You may participate in the 2024 SOMD ceremony if you have: 

  1. Graduated Fall 2023 or Winter 2024; Or applied for your degree for Spring 2024; Or will complete your degree requirements in Summer 2024. 
  2. Completed the 2024 SOMD Commencement Qualtrics Survey by Sunday, April 28, 2024. This is NOT your degree application.  

Students graduating in 2024 who do not complete these two steps run the risk of not participating in the ceremony or may not receive guest tickets.