Commencement 2022

Frequently Asked Questions About Commencement

Updated June 13, 2022

To watch the recordings of the ceremonies, visit our UC Santa Barbara YouTube 2022 Commencement Playlist. Alternatively, the recordings can also be watched via UCSB’s GauchoCast - no login is required.

Order photos online via GradImages, call (800) 845-3686, or email ecc.giservice@gradimages.net for more information.

All of the above may be obtained from the UCSB Campus Store. Visit the Campus Store website for the full list of available items.

While Commencement happens only once per year, students may declare degree candidacy in GOLD for any of the four academic quarters. For questions contact the Office of the Registrar or (805) 893-3592.

Diplomas are mailed approximately 3-4 months after the end of the term in which the degree was awarded. Please see information on diplomas at the Registrar’s website or email questions to GraduationMatters@sa.ucsb.edu.

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Questions About Commencement?

Visit our FAQ page to find answers to frequently asked questions or contact us by email at Commencement@ia.ucsb.edu.

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