NUNM Commencement

June 29, 2024 | Portland, Oregon


Saturday, June 29
1 PM: Venue doors open
2 – 4 PM: Ceremony


at the Oregon Convention Center – Portland Ballroom
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jill Standsbury

Jill Stansbury, ND

Dr. Jill Stansbury has taught at NUNM for over 20 years, including botanical materia medica, classes focusing on herbs of the northwestern U.S., and advanced botanical therapies. She is the author of several books; is a frequent contributor to professional journals and other publications; and also serves on the editorial board of several journals. She has a strong interest in ethnobotany and is working with universities in Peru to develop clinical and research relationships for projects in botanical medicine.

Student Speakers

Sara Danko

General Student Speaker

Sara Danko

Tia Hernandez

Clinical Programs Speaker

Tia Hernàndez

Equity & Inclusion Speaker

Yolanda Fernández

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Directions and parking rates can be found via the Oregon Convention Center.

Onsite parking is provided in the Oregon Convention Center’s underground garage. You may enter the garage through either the NE Lloyd Boulevard (P1) or NE First Avenue (P2) entrances.


What COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place?

NUNM asks that anyone exhibiting the following symptoms please refrain from attending the in-person ceremony:

  • Fever or Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing
  • Muscular or body aches
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Vomiting or diarrhea

Are guests allowed at Commencement? 

Yes. Guests are permitted; tickets are not required for Commencement.

Additionally, the ceremony will be available to watch live on the NUNM website for those unable to attend in person.

What do I do if I need accommodations during the ceremony?

Guests who need accommodations during the ceremony, please have your Graduate contact the Office of Student Life to discuss further.

When/where will the Graduation Party be? 

The Class of 2024 Graduating Class Party will take place
Saturday, June 29th 2024
6 PM – 10 PM

Tickets are required.

Note to NUNM community members: Please see flyers around campus or contact Student Life for more information. 

Contact NUNM Student Life

Office of Student Life
Academic Building, Suite 221/222
Monday—Friday, 9 am-5 pm
Phone: 503.552.1601

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