Commencement Recognition 2023

Graduate Division Commencement 2023 
Saturday June 17 from 9 am - 10:30 am.

"Slug Crossing" is a live commencement event which consists of 13 ceremonies and celebrations. It is an opportunity to celebrate your graduation with the support of your family, friends, and UCSC faculty and staff. PhD students will be hooded.

Download the 2022-23 Commencement Program


Register online with "Marching Order" and select a 15-minute time slot with the Graduate Division ceremony, and/or opt-in for a 15-minute time slot in one or more of these celebrations:

  • Black Grad Commencement Ceremony (June 10)
  • Chicanx/Latinx Celebration (June 15)
  • Baskin School of Engineering Celebration (June 17)

Masters and Phd students from the 2022-2023 academic year are eligible to participate. 

Deadline to order regalia is May 10

Registration for parking permits begins May 31

For more information and updates please visit the UCSC Commencement website and sign up for the opt-in email list that is available there.

Questions should be directed to:

Faculty - see our Faculty Commencement Information.

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Masters, Ph.D., and D.M.A. graduates of the 2022 - 2023 academic year!


Be sure to get your Alumni Association card, and stay connected to your campus.




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