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Faculty on stage at UC San Diego Commencement

Class of 2020 Ceremonial Commencement

Your resilience, hard work and determination throughout this unprecedented moment in our history is a true testament to your strength of character and academic excellence. You dove head-first into uncharted waters and came out on the other side with something truly special – a degree from one of the world’s top research universities. It’s time to mark your achievement!

On Friday, June 10 at 4 p.m., graduates from the Class of 2020 are invited to take part in a special ceremonial commencement event and alumni reception at RIMAC Field.

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UC San Diego Alumni and the entire campus community look forward to celebrating YOU! Go Tritons.

Who's Eligible to Attend

We are pleased to host the Class of 2020 as we welcome graduates who completed their degrees in the following quarters: fall 2019, winter 2020, spring 2020, summer 2020 or fall 2020.


Tickets are required for graduates to participate in the Class of 2020 Ceremonial Commencement. All graduates must register to get a ticket. Tickets ordered by Wednesday, May 18, 2022, will be available for printing on the Class of 2020 Ceremonial Commencement registration website from Friday, May 20, 2022, through Friday, June 10, 2022.

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What to Bring

  • Your printed registration ticket.
  • Valid proof of identification.
  • Your commencement regalia cap, gown and tassel.

Grad Packets and single items can be purchased May 9-18, 2022, at the UC San Diego Bookstore

Note: please bring the tassel you received by mail in summer 2020 for the ceremony. For those who do not have one, there will be a limited supply of graduation tassels on hand.

Registration update: If you registered for the Class of 2020 Ceremonial Commencement on or before April 29, please log back in to update how many guests you plan to bring.

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Volunteer Opportunities

For anyone interested in volunteering at the events, please complete this form.

Volunteer Form