Commencement 2018

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.

  • TimelineYour graduation year is a busy one. Don't miss these important deadlines and milestones.
  • The path to Graduation (Office of the Registrar)Detailed information on the entire graduation process: declaring candidacy, completing degree requirements, degree audit and evaluation, diplomas, undergraduate honors.
  • Office of Student Life FlyerThe overview of steps needed to participate in the Commencement ceremony for undergraduate students in the College of Letters & Science and College of Engineering.
  • About CommencementWhen 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.
  • FAQFind answers to frequently asked questions about Commencement at UC Santa Barbara.
  • Audition to singInterested in singing during your Commencement ceremony? Please contact us.
  • Additional ResourcesAccess contact information for UC Santa Barbara campus resources that may be helpful leading up to and during Commencement.