Commencement Live Stream

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Commencement live stream begins at 1:15 p.m. The processional will precede the official ceremony, which begins at 1:30 p.m. PDT.

Trouble viewing the live stream? Go to the 2019 commencement live stream on YouTube.


“Pomp and Circumstance, March No. 1 in D, Trio,” Sir Edward Elgar


Wayne Drinkward ’73, Chair, Board of Trustees

The National Anthem

“The Star Spangled Banner,” Francis Scott Key


Maria M. Klawe, President

Henry T. Mudd Prize

Maria M. Klawe

Student Keynote

Jatin Abacousnac, Class of 2019

Keynote Address

Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Kitty Hawk; founder, chair and president, Udacity

Conferring of Degrees


Wayne Drinkward ’73

Presentation of Candidates

Lisa Sullivan, Vice President for Academic Affairs and R. Michael Shanahan Dean of the Faculty

Awarding of Diplomas

Maria M. Klawe

Welcome to Alumni Association

David Sonner ’80, P18, President, Alumni Association

President’s Address

Maria M. Klawe


“The Rondeau,” Jean-Joseph Mouret
The audience will remain standing, allowing academic procession to exit site first.


R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

The Commencement Marshals

Bearer of the Mace
Trustee Marshals
Faculty Marshals
Student Affairs Marshals
Student Marshals