Commencement Day Schedule

UCLA Samueli School of Engineering
Commencement

 Saturday, June 15, 2019
12:30 P.M.
Pauley Pavilion

[Tickets are required for students and guests]

 

Commencement Ceremony Program

 Webcast/Live Stream

(the ceremony length is about  3.5  hours long based on previous years)
Out of respect for each degree candidate, their families and all guests in attendance the students who elect to participate in the ceremony are expected to remain until its conclusion. 

(ORDER SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Faculty Marshal
Jeff Eldredge

PROCESSIONAL

THE NATIONAL ANTHEM

WELCOME
Jayathi Y. Murthy
Ronald and Valerie Sugar Dean

PRESENTATION AND CONFERRAL
OF THE HOODS FOR 
THE DEGREE

Doctor of Philosophy

COMMENCEMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Chuck Lorre

 PRESENTATION AND CONFERRAL
OF THE CANDIDATES FOR

THE DEGREES

Engineer
Master of Science

STUDENT SPEAKER’S MESSAGE

PRESENTATION AND CONFERRAL
OF THE CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science

CLOSING REMARKS
Dean

RECESSIONAL

Out of respect for each degree candidate, their families and all guests in attendance the students who elect to participate in the ceremony are expected to remain until its conclusion (estimated 3.5 hours). 

At the Conclusion of the Ceremony, there will be a PHOTO OPPORTUNITY (time for degree recipients, faculty, family & friends to meet at one location and take photographs ) at the Intramural Field.  We advise you wear comfortable shoes.  Light refreshments will be served.

STUDENT LINE UP INFO (A TICKET IS REQUIRED)

WHERE:  Line up at The Los Angeles Tennis Center (LATC) enter via GATE B, across from Drake Stadium

WHEN:  Saturday, June 15th

TIME:  no later than 11:30AM 

Day of Commencement Checklist for Engineering Degree Candidates:

  • ARRIVAL TIME and WHERE-  Please arrive to the student line up at least one hour prior to the start of the ceremony; this means 11:30AM.
    Location is LATC, Enter at GATE B (off of Bruin Walk, across Drake Stadium)
    Look for signage designating B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees and your department.
    Staff will be there to assist you.
  • STUDENT TICKET (REQUIRED) – Make sure you have your student ticket for entrance to the student line up (REQUIRED)
  • CAP AND GOWN (REQUIRED) – Make sure you are dressed in your cap and gown (REQUIRED).
  • ID – Make sure you bring your UCLA BRUIN CARD OR Government Issued Photo ID for check-in (REQUIRED)
  • NAME CARD/PHOTO CARD – Pick-up the name card/photo card (it is ONE card, complete both sides)!
    This is the card that will be read as you cross the stage!!  Fill out both sides. You are not obligated to purchase photos, but you must have both sides completed to better track your photo and position in line.
    You can stop by 6426 BH from now until Friday, June 14th (5PM). 
    Not on campus? No worries! We will have extra cards on the day of commencement for you.
    Print your name and write a phonetic spelling of your name; tip: Have a stranger read it, did they pronounce your name correctly?
  • Bring your SMILE! Photographs will be taken as you cross the stage, and leave the stage!  Congratulations!
  • NOT ALLOWED – No alcohol, backpacks, bags or umbrellas are allowed.  Please read below for more details about what you can bring and especially about UCLA Campus Safety and Security and Pauley Pavilion Security Enhancements and their clear bag policy enforcement.  Pauley Ushers, Security, and Staff will be on alert.

What items can a student participating bring to the ceremony?

Graduates and candidates are welcome to bring a small camera; however, keep in mind No bags, back packs or umbrellas will be allowed.
We will have security and ushers at the line up.

Please also review the UCLA campus Safety and Security guidelines and Pauley Pavilion’s enforcement of the clear bag policy for your families and guests.  

We want everyone to have fun and be safe.  All graduates are expected to demonstrate True Bruin values before, during and after the ceremony. At this event, graduates must abide by the UCLA Student Conduct Code. (Pending cases over the summer may impact closure of accounts and receipt of the diploma.)

Commencement is filled with excitement and tradition. It is a special time for you to share your achievements with your family and friends and with University faculty and administrators. So that all present may safely enjoy and fondly remember your Commencement, we ask that no alcoholic or carbonated beverages, bottles/ cans/coolers of any kind, balloons/inflatable items (i.e. beach balls), spray cans or any item to be thrown/tossed or that may distract from the ceremony, be brought to the venue. Staff has been advised to remove such items from you. In order to ensure your safety and the safety of others, any individual whose behavior becomes potentially harmful or interferes with the Ceremony may be required to leave the Ceremony.  Pauley Ushers, Security, and Staff will be on alert.

Enjoy your special day, and congratulations on your accomplishment!

  • Follow the directions of staff workers and the Student Marshals.  The Student Marshals will be wearing yellow and blue gold cords and they will be leading the processional into the venue and lead you to your seating area.
  • You will find a card on your seat instructing you when and how to approach the stage.  Please read it when you get there and follow instructions and the lead of the Student Marshals
  • At the Conclusion of the Ceremony, there will be a PHOTO OPPORTUNITY (time for degree recipients, faculty, family & friends to meet at one location and take photographs ) at the Intramural Field.
    We advise you wear comfortable shoes.  Light refreshments will be served
    .

FACULTY AND OFFICIAL PARTY INFO (CHECK-IN REQUIRED)

Faculty participating in the engineering ceremony should have already submitted an RSVP for check-in and attendance tracking.
If you have not, please send an RSVP to:
and note your department and if you will be needing regalia/attire.
If you requested attire with the Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA) please note delivery will be Monday, June 10th and Tuesday, June 11th.
  • Faculty check-in will be at the Pauley Pavilion Club Room (entrance located next the Pauley ticket booth, off of Bruin Walk)
  • You must be checked-in no later than 11:45AM (necessary for the faculty line up) on Saturday, June 15th
  • A coat-check will be available for you.
  • Refreshments will be served in the Pavilion Club Room.