University of California, Riverside


Commencement 2018

Celebrate UCR's 64th Commencement

Welcome to the official website for UC Riverside's 64th Commencement to be held June 1 and 15-19, 2018.

If you are a student about to graduate, congratulations on your achievement - you have worked hard to get to this point of your life!

Making this day a memorable occasion for you and your proud family members and friends is very important to UC Riverside, so we have developed this website to provide you with all of the information you need on ceremonies, what to expect, where to go, and what to do. Additional details will be posted to this site as they become available, so please check back periodically and stay updated.

The Intent to Participate form has been e-mailed to all eligible students in the following colleges: School of Medicine; School of Business; College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences; Graduate Division; College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering; Graduate School of Education; and School of Public Policy.

Please note that you will be able to register and order the maximum number of tickets for your ceremony until May 7. If you are a graduating student and have not received your Intent to Participate form e-mail, please contact our office.

Students who expect to graduate Fall 2017, Winter 2018 or Spring 2018 are eligible to participate in Commencement 2018. Students who are planning to graduate in Summer 2018 and would like to take part in Commencement must apply by the early application deadline.

Graduation application deadlines and additional information can be found on your checklist and the following web sites:

Bachelor's Degree Candidates

Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE)

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS)

College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS)

School of Business

Ph.D. and Master's Degree Candidates

Specific eligibility information and application deadlines can be found on the Graduate Division website.

M.D. Candidates 

For specific eligibility information and application deadlines contact the School of Medicine Office of Student Affairs.

Teacher Credential Candidates

For specific eligibility information and application deadlines contact your Student Affairs Officer.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Event Management & Protocol
1144 Hinderaker

Tel: (951) 827-3144