Commencement

UGIS  Commencement  Ceremony  2018

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Commencement ceremonies are held in May. Students completing requirements during the spring semester or summer semester or the preceding fall semester are welcome to participate. Majors should meet with their ISF faculty advisor at least three months before the May ceremony to ensure they have met all of their major requirements for graduation. See the UGIS Commencement web site for more information.

Declaring Candidacy (Adding to the Degree List) in spring 2018

 This is new, important information about the Spring 2018 degree list, graduation, Commencement, and important deadlines.
 
All students: please look carefully at your Cal Central portal under both Dashboard and Academics and see if you have a message that reads "Eligible for Graduation - Spring 2018" or "Spring 2018 is your final term" under "Notifications" on the top right. 
 
If you DO see this notice but are NOT graduating at the end of Spring 2018, you will need to OPT OUT of the degree list. Please read and carefully follow the detailed instructions for OPTING OUT of the Spring 2018 Degree List at Graduation on the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising website. 
 
If you do NOT see this notice and you ARE graduating at the end of Spring 2018, you will need to OPT IN to the Spring 2018 Degree List by.. To do this, please see Graduation on the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising website and print, complete and submit the Degree List Add fillable form*** Please carefully follow the instructions on the form.***
 
The UGIS departmental Commencement ceremony is scheduled for( ). If you graduated in Fall 2017 or plan to graduate in Spring 2018 or Summer 2018 or Fall 2018, you can participate in the Commencement ceremony. Please note that being on the degree list is totally separate from registering for Commencement;  if you want to participate in Commencement, you must register for the ceremony.