Commencement 2021

Congratulations Class of 2021

Commencement is currently scheduled for June 2021. Once details are available regarding Commencement reservations, instructions will be emailed to eligible students. The final decision regarding ceremony details will depend on a variety of considerations, including COVID-19 outbreaks in California and across the country and the globe, state and local guidelines, and our concern for our UC Santa Barbara community.

commencement FAQ

FAQ

Find answers to commonly asked questions about Commencement for the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020.

Commencement FAQ

commencement resources UC Santa Barbara

Resources

Need to contact someone about Commencement? Here’s a list of important websites and phone numbers.

Commencement Resources

 

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#UCSB2021

Join us on social media to celebrate and congratulate our graduates.

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Questions About Commencement?

Contact us by email Commencement@ia.ucsb.edu.

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The UCSB Alert system is intended to enhance and promote safety on campus by providing community members and visitors with timely access to important information. Visitors who would like to receive temporary access to UCSB Alerts can subscribe to our NIXLE channel by texting UCSBAlert to 888777. (Message and data rates may apply. Message frequency varies.)

Temporary subscriptions to UCSBAlert expires at 9:00am the following day, but can also be canceled by replying STOP at any time. Visitors must renew subscriptions to continue receiving alerts after they expire.

For alerts and information about incidents that occur outside of Clery geography (e.g., Isla Vista, Goleta, Santa Barbara) the campus community is encouraged to sign up for Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency alerts in Goleta or Santa Barbara. For additional information on the UCSB Alert system please visit the UC Santa Barbara Police Department website.