Graduate Studies, together with the Graduate Council and the Graduate Student Association, invite you to join us as we host the 2016 Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony.

  • Date
  • Thursday, June 9, 2016 
  • Students and Presenting Faculty Arrival Time
  • 3:00 p.m.
  • Ceremony Time
  • 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
  • Location
  • ARC Pavilion

IMPORTANT DATES (subject to change)

  • February TBD*
  • Online Registration opens
  • April TBD*
  • Last day to register to have name printed in commencement program.  
  • May TBD*

    May TBD*
  • Last day to register in order to participate. No late exceptions.  

    Last day to complete your graduate exit appointment OR submit a commencement release form. (Form will be updated by February 2016)
  • June TBD*
  • Pick up cap and gown at the ARC Pavilion (go to the UC Davis Stores website for more information). Late pick-up fee accessed for pre-orders picked up after the deadline.
  • June 9 
  • 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Commencement.
    Outdoor reception on Hutchison Field immediately following ceremony.
  • June TBD*
  • Late cap and gown return fees assessed the first Tuesday following the ceremony. (Best to return items at the cap and gown return outside Pavilion and near Starbucks immediately following commencement.)  TBD

TBD means 'to be determined'.  This website will be updated in January 2016