Samuel Merritt University's 2016 Commencement ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 27th at The Paramount Theatre in Oakland. A 9:30 AM ceremony for Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Master of Occupational Therapy and Master Physician Assistant programs. A 2:00 PM ceremony wil be held for graduates of the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN and ABSN programs), and Master of Science in Nursing program graduates.
2016 Commencement Speaker
Doctoral, Bachelor, Masters Ceremony
Martin Waukazoo, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Native American Health Center (NAHC), a community-based nonprofit organization with an all Indian Board of Directors. Martin Waukazoo has boldly addressed health disparities and loss of culture for American Indians living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has provided leadership in building and sustaining successful medical, dental and behavioral, health programs that integrate state-of-the-art professional care with cultural values, tradtions and services.
- Commencement information for Doctoral and Masters Graduates
- Commencement information for Nursing Doctoral, Bachelor, and Masters Graduates
For more information:
- Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Commencement.
- Family and friends of graduates, please click here for Commencement information.
If you have additional questions about Commencement, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 510.869.6744.
Click here for information about The Paramount Theatre.