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University of Oregon commencement activities, including departmental ceremonies, will not be held as in-person events this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The University is working on alternative ways to deliver a meaningful experience to our graduates and their families, in order to honor the culmination of their academic journey. Additional details will be released in the coming weeks at 

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Commencement celebration traditionally includes all Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall graduates, both undergraduate and graduate majors. Updated department information will be posted on this page, and University information will be posted at the link above.

Degree Application Deadlines

The first step to graduating with your Chemistry or Biochemistry degree is to apply for your degree online. Undergraduate students apply on Duck Web and graduate students apply on the Graduate School Website

2020 Undergraduate Degree application deadlines:

  • Winter – February 5, 2020
  • Spring – April 26, 2020
  • Summer – July 19, 2020
  • Fall – October 25, 2020

2020 Graduate Degree application deadlines:

  • Winter – January 17, 2020
  • Spring – April 10, 2020
  • Summer – July 3, 2020
  • Fall – TBD

Group Photo - throwing their O's

Congratulations to our Chemistry

and Biochemistry Graduates!