Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s 2023 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 9, 2023, at noon in Prosper Hall on the Coos Campus, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay.

Southwestern is proud of the 2023 graduates! This year the College is pleased to honor a total of 364 graduates, from 20 states and 15 countries.

Degrees being awarded are:

141 Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

103 Associate of Applied Science

37 Associate of General Studies

40 Associate of Science

118 Certificates of Completion (one year)

Southwestern also congratulates seven local high school students who acquired their associate degrees at the same time they were completing their high school diplomas.

Guest attendance at the ceremony is by ticket only. The celebration can be viewed live via the College’s Livestream channel at

Additional information for graduates and their families can be found on the Graduation webpage located at

GH = Graduating with Honors, 3.75 GPA   |   V = Valedictorian, 4.00 GPA   |   PK = Member Phi Theta Kappa



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