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7 Things to Know About UC Davis Commencement

By News and Media Relations on June 4, 2019 in Student Life
UC Davis Commencement, Go, Be Great.

It’s a day filled with regalia, beaming smiles and fond memories to last a lifetime. Congratulations on making it to . Just like your friends and family, we are looking forward to celebrating this wonderful occasion with you. We also want to make sure you’re ready to go and you don’t miss a thing.

The commencement ceremony is just that, a ceremony, an end-of-quarter celebration for students projected to successfully complete all of their graduation requirements by the end of that Spring or Fall Quarter.

And like any celebration, there are .

UC Davis Commencement Calendar

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Planning for your commencement starts with knowing when it will take place. Be sure to check out the commencement calendar to find out when your commencement day begins.

Design Your Grad Cap Contest

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A tried and true tradition, every year we call upon our graduates to get creative with their commencement day regalia. . Be sure to read up on the to learn when each year's contest takes place!

Share in the Social Celebration

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With so many students, family and friends sharing moments from the big day via social media, there's a distinct possibility to miss something. Using the hashtag #UCDAVISGRAD, we're collecting posts from across social networks and presenting them online! Check them all out!

Know Before You Go

commencement day uc davisAlthough commencement is a celebration, there are rules and a number of before the event. Guests can find a number of important reminders, too, by visiting this handy .

Commencement places a heavy impact on campus parking and traffic. , so you spend less time stressing over it once you're already on campus.

For parents and family, .

Livestreams and StageClip Video Recordings

to create memorable moments from your commencement day that are fun, professional looking and easy to share with friends and family. .

Can't make it to the event? UC Davis has you covered. the day they're happening. Weren't able to catch it live? That's alright, too! Our  is updated regularly with the latest ceremonies added as they become available.

Student Speakers

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Like commencement itself, for those who aren't able to , they can still watch the event from the convenience of their desktop or smart phone. and can be viewed at any time during and after the event.

Photo Opportunities

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Maybe you haven't noticed, but , with a variety of great areas perfect to grab that picture with your favorite grad(s). Whether it's the famous UC Davis Water Towers, our incredible and even , finding that perfect place to capture a moment from this momentous day shouldn't be a problem! Can't find the place you're looking for? Be sure to , just in case!