Commencement & Graduation

COVID-19

UC Santa Cruz has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak as well as guidance set forth by the CDC, and the University's recommendations have been evolving quickly as the situation unfolds. If there are any updates to Commencement and related activities, the University will reach out broadly to students, staff, faculty, parents, and alumni with an update. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Travel Advisory: As a result of the evolving nature of COVID-19, it is strongly suggested that individuals planning to travel for Commencement purchase travel insurance. To stay up to date on UCSC’s response to the outbreak, check the University's COVID-19 website which will be updated with information as it becomes available.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

9:00 AM

UCSC East Field


Commencement Timeline

January 1, Apply to Graduate on MyUCSC. February 3, Regalia available for ordering online. March 13, Registration for Commencement opens for affiliates & non-affiliates. April 14, Grad Fair begins at Bay Tree Bookstore. April 17, Grad Fair ends. April 24, Deadline to apply to Graduate; Deadline for non-affiliates to register for Commencement; Regalia price increases. May 4, Deadline for affiliates to register for Commencement. May 15, Tickets available online. May 26, Deadline to order regalia. June 1, Parking permits available (2 per student). June 8, Deadline to claim tickets online (6 per student). June 14, Commencement
January 1 Apply to Graduate on MyUCSC
February 3 Regalia available for ordering online
March 13 Registration for Commencement opens for affiliates & non-affiliates
April 14 (Cancelled) Grad Fair begins at Bay Tree Bookstore
April 17 (Cancelled) Grad Fair ends
April 24

Deadline to apply to Graduate

Deadline for non-affiliates to register for Commencement

Regalia price increases

May 4 Deadline for affiliates to register for Commencement
May 15 Tickets available online (6 per student)
May 26 Deadline to order regalia
June 1 Parking permits available (2 per student)
June 8 Deadline to claim tickets online
June 14 Commencement