Commencement

Update date 3/30/2021:

We plan to hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 in Spring 2022 pending approval from the LA County Department of Public Health.
We will hold celebrations of the Class of 2021 during what would have been their “Commencement Weekend” May 15-16, 2021 with the following schedule:

Online academic department celebrations:

Saturday May 15:

1:30 pm PDT
Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts (HSA)
2:00 pm PDT
Biology
Computer Science
Physics
3:00 pm PDT
Chemistry
Engineering
Mathematics

Commencement celebration

Sunday May 16:

1:30 pm PDT – address by President Maria Klawe followed by photo “slide show” created by the Class of 2021 class presidents Christian Garcia and Martin Gonzalez.
2:00 pm PDT – student led celebration “Zoom rooms” (or other teleconference platforms)