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Graduate Studies Commencement

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Graduate Studies, together with the Graduate Council and the Graduate Student Association, invite you to join us as we host the 2014 Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony.

Thursday, June 12, 2014
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
ARC Pavilion

On the following pages you will find information on eligibility requirements, registration, cap and gown ordering, directions and parking tips, and more!

Congratulations, graduate!

Important Dates

February 18
Registration opens
April 11
Last day to register for name to appear in program
May 23
Registration Deadline
Last day to turn in advancement to candidacy paperwork and the Commencement Release Form to Graduate Studies for eligibility consideration.
May 30
Line-up instructions will be posted on Graduate Studies Commencement website
June 3, 4, 5
Pick up cap and gown at the ARC Pavilion (go to the UC Davis Stores website for more information).
Thursday, June 12
4:00 p.m.
Outdoor reception on Hutchison Field immediately following ceremony.
June 18
Late cap and gown return to UC Davis stores.

Highway 50 Repairs in June

The work on Highway 50, between Interstate 5 and Highway 99 in Sacramento, is scheduled to take place 24 hours a day, seven days a week from April 22 to May 21 and May 27 to June 25. The project is expected to affect traffic on the region's highways and local surface streets. Caltrans is estimating at least one-hour delays during the project. You can learn more about the project at