CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE DEAN
GRADUATE DIVISION

February 20, 2015


ALL ACADEMICS AT UC SAN DIEGO

SUBJECT:    2015 Graduate Division Commencement

Separate commencement ceremonies will be held on different dates at UC San Diego by each undergraduate college, the School of Medicine, the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, the Rady School of Management, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Graduate Division.

We invite you to join us at the 2015 Graduate Division Commencement, especially if one or more of your students will be graduating. Details for the ceremony and celebration are as follows:

DATE: Sunday, June 14, 2015
TIME: 10:30 AM (approximately 2.5 hours)
PLACE: RIMAC Arena

If you wish to take part in the commencement, please arrive at the RIMAC Green Room (Level One) by 9:45 A.M. to change into academic attire. Instructions for assembling for the processional will be provided at 10:20 A.M.

PROGRAM:

Processional
Welcoming remarks
Commencement Address
Presentation of California Teaching Credential Candidates
Conferring of M.A., M.S., M.Eng., M.A.S. degrees
Conferral of M.F.A. degrees and hooding of M.F.A.ís
Conferral of Ph.D., D.M.A., D.Aud, Ed.D. degrees and hooding of Ph.D.ís, D.M.A.ís, D. Aud.ís and Ed.D.ís.
Recessional

RIMAC ARENA SEATING:

Department and Program Chairs will sit on the platform. Faculty, Graduate Degree Candidates, and Teaching Credential Candidates will sit in the chairs on the RIMAC Arena floor. Faculty Advisers of Ph.D., D.M.A., Ed.D., D.Aud. and M.F.A. candidates will sit with their students. Guests will sit in the stands on each side of the Arena floor.

RECEPTION:

A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony. Location to be determined.

REGALIA ATTIRE:

Caps and gowns are required of faculty who wish to participate in the commencement processional or are presenting candidates for degree conferral. If you do not own a cap and gown, it is important that you contact the Bookstore at extension 4-7323 or http://ucsandiegobookstore.com/t-gradportal.aspx to reserve your regalia attire. The bookstore is now available to take orders. There will be a $10 late fee for orders placed after April 26, 2015 and a $20 late fee for orders placed after May 23, 2015. The Bookstore cannot guarantee the correct school colors on late orders. Faculty must arrange to pick up their attire at the UCSD Bookstore.

PARKING:

Parking will be available at various locations on campus including the RIMAC Arena vicinity. Campus traffic is expected to be significant -- please allow additional time for parking.

CONTACTS:

Please contact Erin Dickerson Calhoun (ext. 2-2030 or edickerson@ucsd.edu) for additional information and to inform us if you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony.



Kim E. Barrett
Dean of the Graduate Division