Commencement Ceremony 2013
Date: Saturday, June 29
Time: 9 - 11 a.m.
Our keynote speaker will be Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founder of Define American, a campaign that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration. Read more about Vargas.
Apply for Graduation
to Participate in June Ceremony
If you plan to graduate this spring or summer, file for your degree by Friday, June 28 to participate in the commencement activities on June 29. To meet the deadline, please allow yourself enough time to complete the application process.
The deadline to file for graduation to have your name included in the printed commencement ceremony program has passed.
Join in Congratulating our Graduates!
As many as 5,000 people, including family and friends of the graduates, as well as faculty and staff, have attended previous graduation ceremonies. Therefore, we suggest that guests arrive early.
Please come prepared for hot weather; bring sunscreen, a hat and water. No tickets are required and parking for this event is free.
Cap and Gown and Other Information about Graduation Day
Caps and gowns: Graduation caps and gowns will be available for purchase at the Bookstore and at the Stadium prior to the ceremony.
Find out more about what you need to know about graduation day, including time lines, disability-related questions, graduating with honors and photographs.
For all other questions about the graduation ceremony, call the Educational Resources Office at 408.864.8758.