Commencement 2020

Commencement Information for Parents and Guests

We welcome the families and friends of the UC Santa Barbara's Class of 2020. Learn more about critical dates, parking details, accommodations and other pertinent information.

Support future graduates!



Find important deadlines and milestones for graduating students here.



Find answers to frequently asked questions about Commencement at UC Santa Barbara.


Directions and Parking

Access directions, maps, and and parking information for UC Santa Barbara Commencement weekend.

Directions and Parking

Special Accommodations

Special accommodations for individuals with disabilities or sensitivities are available during UC Santa Barbara's Commencement ceremonies. 

Special Accommodations

Additional Resources

Access contact information for UC Santa Barbara campus resources that may be helpful leading up to and during Commencement.

Additional Resources

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Questions About Commencement?

Contact the Commencement Hotline at (805) 893-8289 or email

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