Commencement

Congratulations, graduates! We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 UCSB Graduate Division Ceremony.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2018 GRADUATE DIVISION CEREMONY

The 2018 Graduate Division commencement ceremony will be held Sunday, June 17 at 4:00 p.m., on the Commencement Green. Students who have completed or will complete a graduate degree or credential between the period of Summer 2017 and Fall 2018 are invited to participate. Tickets are not required for the Graduate Division Commencement Ceremony. Seating is plentiful. 

Our 2018 Commencement Keynote Speaker
Learn more about Stephanie Couch Ph.D. `12



Student Speaker Competition

The UCSB Commencement Student Speaker Competition allows students to compete for a chance to address the UCSB community at the Graduate Division Commencement Ceremony at the UCSB Faculty Club Green.

Read about our 2018 ​Student Speaker
2018 ​Student Speaker ​Eric Jorgensen, Theater and Dance Ph.D. Candidate


The Winifred and Louis Lancaster
Dissertation Awards


The annual 
Lancaster Dissertation Awards competition recognizes individuals who have completed dissertations representing original work that makes an important contribution to the discipline. 

Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering
2018 Awardee
Jiahao Kang 
Ph.D. Candidate | Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nanoelectronics Research Lab

Social Sciences
2018 Awardee
Dajung Woo
Ph.D. Candidate | Organizational Communication


IMPORTANT COMMENCEMENT DETAILS

Information for Students
Regalia, announcements, check-in, line-up, hooding instructions, photographs, and more.

Information for Faculty

Information for Guests
Hotels, dining, programs, international visitors, weather and parking