Registering for College Commencement

Receiving a degree and participating in the end of the year commencement ceremony are two separate processes.

Apply to Graduate

All candidates for the bachelor’s degree must file an application to graduate by the posted deadline stated in the Academic and Administrative Calendar (http://registrar.ucsc.edu/calendar): http://registrar.ucsc.edu/graduation/undergraduate-students/apply.html.

Register for your June commencement ceremony

If you plan to participate in your college’s commencement, you must register for the ceremony with your college. Information about college commencement ceremonies is below.


College Programs Office Phone Commencement website addresses and registration deadlines (to walk in the commencement ceremony) Ceremony Information
Cowell 459-2255 http://cowell.ucsc.edu/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
1:30 - 3:00 pm (procession arrives at 1:20pm)
East Field, UCSC
Crown 459-2966 http://crown.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement.html
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017
9:00 AM
East Field, UCSC
Kresge 459-3925 http://kresge.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 PM
East Field, UCSC
Merrill 459-3357 http://merrill.ucsc.edu/programs/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:30 AM
East Field, UCSC
Nine 459-4465 http://collegenine.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement.html
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:30 AM
West Field, UCSC
Oakes 459-5602 http://oakes.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
5:00 PM
Lower West Field - Oakes College, UCSC
Student Check-in: Oakes Learning Center
Porter 459-2857 http://porter.ucsc.edu/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017 9:00 am, on the Lower West Field (Oakes Lawn)

Rachel Carson 459-4279 http://rachelcarson.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017
1:00 PM
Lower West Field - Oakes College, UCSC
Student Check-in: Rachel Carson College Plaza
Stevenson 459-3108 http://stevenson.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 PM
East Field, UCSC
Reception to follow at Stevenson Event Center Quad
Ten 459-4465 http://collegeten.ucsc.edu/activities/commencement/
Register by: Friday - May 5, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017
1:30pm
West Field, UCSC

Please visit your College website or contact your College Programs Office if you have further inquiries regarding walking in your commencement ceremony.

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