Commencement 2020

Commencement Information for Students

Congratulations on your candidacy for a degree from one of the most distinguished universities in the United States! This page provides direct links to important information for graduating students.

Timeline

Your graduation year is a busy one. Don't miss these important deadlines and milestones.

Commencement Timeline

The Path to Graduation

Detailed information from the Office of the Registrar on the entire graduation process: declaring candidacy, completing degree requirements, degree audit and evaluation, diplomas, undergraduate honors.

The Path to Graduation

About Commencement

When do I pick up my cap & gown? How about my stage pass? Where can family members park? Find answers to these and other important questions pertaining to Commencement.

About Commencement

Important Steps

The overview of steps needed to participate in the Commencement ceremony for undergraduate students in the College of Letters & Science and College of Engineering.

Office of Student Life

FAQ

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

FAQ

Audition to Sing

Interested in singing during your Commencement ceremony? Please contact us.

Audition to Sing

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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#UCSB2020

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Questions About Commencement?

Contact the Commencement Hotline at (805) 893-8289 or email Commencement@ia.ucsb.edu.

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