Congratulations, class of 2023!!

UC Santa Cruz is committed to providing a way to celebrate the years of hard work and accomplishments of all graduates.

The ceremonies will be the weekend of June 15 - 18, 2023.

Merrill College: Friday, June 16th 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Click here to see the Full Commencement Schedule

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 April 3rd and closes May 11th at 11:55 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
  • Grad Fair - April 11th - April 12th,  10 am - 6 pm at the Cowell Apartment Community Room (ACR)



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