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Graduate Division Virtual Commencement



Virtual Commencement 2020 happened on June 13, 2020. Congratulations to the Class of 2020!


Learn more about UC San Diego’s virtual initiative to affirm, congratulate and celebrate our First-Generation Tritons. #FirstGenUC #NewUCGrad #Classof2020

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Degree Completion

Specific questions regarding completion of your degree requirements may be directed to your departmental graduate coordinator or to the Graduate Academic Affairs staff at (858) 534-3555

Education Studies

Specific questions regarding completion of your Education Studies credential requirements may be directed to Education Studies at 858-534-1680

Commencement Ceremony

Questions regarding the Commencement ceremony or participation may be directed to

Participation Requirements

In order to participate in Graduate Division commencement, you must meet the following requirements

  1. Complete the online Virtual Commencement Student Registration form. Deadline for registration is TBD. 
  2. Fulfill all degree requirements before the end of the Summer 2020 quarter: Saturday, September 5th. 
  • Ph.D., Ed.D., D.M.A., D. Aud., and Master's candidates must successfully defend their dissertation or thesis and submit all final paperwork to the Graduate Division for approval. 
  • Master's candidates completing degree requirements by comprehensive exam must verify eligibililty through their academic department. 
  • Education Studies Credential students must have completed all credential program requirements.