Students at commencement

Congratulations Graduates!

Samuel Merritt University's spring 2019 commencement ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 24 at The Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Join us for a 9:30 am ceremony for the Masters Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Podiatric Medicine programs. And for a 1:30 pm ceremony for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, and ABSN programs), and Master of Science in Nursing programs.

Commencement Participation
If you graduate between January 1 and June 30, you will attend the spring commencement held in May. 

Commencement Speaker

Rupa Marya, MD is an associate professor of medicine within the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF. Her interests center around the intersection of society and illness, focusing research on how social structures may predispose different disadvantaged groups to certain illnesses. She is a faculty director of the Do No Harm Coalition of health workers and students dedicated to ending racism and state violence.

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 Paramount Theatre.

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

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