University of California, Riverside


Graduate School of Education

Graduate Division

Graduate School of Education

(All Ph.D., Master's and Teaching Credential candidates)

Date: Monday, June 16, 2014 
Ceremony Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Pierce Lawn

Graduate/Candidate Arrival: 8:00 a.m.
Location: HUB 302

Guest Arrival: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Pierce Lawn

Estimated Ceremony Length: One and one-half hours

Tickets Required for Entry: No

Keynote Speaker

Michael W. Kirst
President of California State Board of Education and Professor Emeritus of
     Education and Business Administration at Stanford University

Student Speakers

Andrea Zambrano
M.Ed., Education

Teresa Lloro-Bidart
Ph.D., Education


Tickets will not be required for entry into the GSOE Commencement ceremony.


Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited on campus: tobacco products, alcohol, illegal drugs/paraphernalia, and weapons of any kind including firearms and knives and animals except for registered guide dogs. Balloons and air horns etc. are not allowed at the venue; please leave these items at home or in your vehicle. Security will be screening at the venue.

Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on university property.

Guests who are sensitive to heat and sun may view the ceremony in an indoor, climate-controlled location with a live video-feed of the ceremony shown on a large screen. No tickets are required for entrance into this location.

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