Commencement

Students at commencement

Samuel Merritt University's 2018 Fall Commencement ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 12 at The Paramount Theatre in Oakland. A 1:00 PM ceremony will be held for graduates of the Master Physician Assistant program, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, and ABSN programs), and Master of Science in Nursing program graduates.

Samuel Merritt University's 2019 Commencement ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 24 at The Paramount Theatre in Oakland. A 9:30 AM ceremony for Master of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine programs. A 1:30 PM ceremony will be held for graduates of the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, and ABSN programs), and Master of Science in Nursing program graduates.

See 2016 photos here!

2018 Commencement Speaker
Doctoral, Bachelor, Masters Ceremony

Dr. BJ Miller, Jr. is a hospice and palliative care specialist. He earned is medical degree at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Miller is an assistant clinical professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine.

2019 Commencement Speaker
Doctoral, Bachelor, Masters Ceremony

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For more information:

If you have additional questions about Commencement, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 510.879.9200 ext. 7373.

Click here for information about The Paramount Theatre.

SMU will live stream the graduation ceremony!  Visit the graduation live stream page for more information.

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