Commencement 2021

Congratulations Class of 2021!

A big congratulations to our newest alumni - the UC Santa Barbara Class of 2021! The Gauchos network stretches across the world and we're excited to be by your side as you enter into the next phase of your life.

We invite you to watch the recordings of our Commencement 2021 festivities.

Graduate Photos from Grad Walk

One complimentary pre-selected photo will be shipped to the permanent mailing address provided by each Grad Walk participant when registering for Grad Walk on MarchingOrder. The complimentary photo will be shipped in September.

Additional photos are available for purchase from our official photographer, GradImages. Order photos online, call (800) 845-3686, or email for more information.

June 11 & 12 | College and School Celebrations

In addition to the online campus-wide Commencement ceremony, we welcome you to explore your school or college's event to continue the celebration.

2021 grads photo mosaic

To download the photo mosaic, visit Mark the Occasion page.



A livestream of each Grad Walk and online Commencement Ceremony will be made available for online viewing.


Graduates lined up smiling to each other

Grad Walk

Find important information for in-person Grad Walk including check-in, stage moment, COVID guidelines, and guests.

Grad Walk

graduates in front of Storke Tower

Mark the Occasion

We're offering a few fun ways to mark the occasion online. Share this page with your friends and family!

Mark the Occasion

commencement 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


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

Commencement Resources


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

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Questions About Commencement?

Contact us by email