Commencement 2022

Picture of 6 students on the East field masked and wearing blue cap and gown from 2021 slug crossing. Text reads Merrill College UC Santa Cruz Class of 2022 Congrats

Congratulations, class of 2022

Planning for the 2022 ceremony is underway. 

UC Santa Cruz is committed to providing a way to celebrate the years of hard work and accomplishments of all graduates. The Slug Crossing schedule will be posted as soon as it becomes available. 

The ceremonies will be the weekend of June 10 - 12, 2022

Please check back on the main UCSC Commencement page for updates. Information will be posted as soon as it is available. Juniors and Seniors will automatically begin to receive the commencement newsletter. Please see below for dates. *If you don't receive an email register for the newsletter and make an appointment with a Merrill Peer Advisor or College Advisor for a grad check


Dates and Deadlines 

  • Commencement registration opens March 28 and closes May 18 at 11:59 pm 
  • Commencement Newsletters will go out on the following dates: 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, 6/20
    • Juniors and Seniors will automatically begin to receive the newsletter
    • Staff and faculty can register to receive commencement updates 
  • Graduate Information Session - March 2 from 5 - 6 pm via zoom 
  • Grad Fair - March 30 & 31 from 10 am - 6 pm at the Redwood Lounge


Slug Crossing 2021 Highlight Reel


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