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Revelle College will celebrate its Commencement Ceremony at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at RIMAC Field, UC San Diego.

Revelle College Commencement 2015

Congratulations to Revelle College 2015 Graduates! Revelle faculty and staff are proud of your achievements and welcome you, your family, and friends to Commencement 2015!

Walking vs. Graduating

A student may walk in the Commencement Ceremony after reaching senior status (135 cumulative units). To be considered a graduate, students must have completed all major, GE, and University requirements to be awarded a degree. Before a student graduates, he or she must have major and College approval and the degree must be posted by the Registrar’s Office (DDA). 

Read Graduation 101 tutorial [PPTX] for graduation criteria and detailed information.

Commencement Program – Between Week 1 Fall Quarter and May 1, Click here, select the orange Graduation tab, and select YES to the question, “Do you want your name in the Commencement Program?”

Change your name in the Commencement Program – go to http://vac.ucsd.edu to request a name change. Name changes requested here will not affect official UCSD academic records or how your name is displayed on your diploma.

Commencement Information for Students


For Students and Guests who Need Special Accommodations:

At all its commencement ceremonies, UC San Diego accommodates disabled individuals in these ways:

  • Wheelchair seating: the end chair in each row can be moved to fit a wheelchair. Please ask a security or production individual (yellow jackets) for help removing chairs. All seats are available on a first come-first served basis. UCSD does not provide rental wheelchairs. We recommend students contact a local hospital supply company if a rental is required.

  • Sun sensitivity: two 40’ canopied tents, one on each side of the general seating sections, accommodate those with sun sensitivity. Seats are available on a first come-first served basis. It is STRONGLY suggested parties needing this seating arrive at least 2 hours prior to the ceremony, which is when guests begin arriving.

  • American Sign Language interpreters will be on stage throughout the ceremony

  • Mobility

    • Disabled parking is available at the Hopkins Parking Structure (http://act.ucsd.edu/maps/)

    • ADA carts assigned for those with wheelchair needs and walking impairments. For those who cannot walk the distance from the street to the mid-field (200 yards on grass), the ADA cart can drop off your guests near the stage area.  Alert the ADA cart driver of the walking impairment. The guest must walk from the drop-off point to the guest-seating area. Shuttle wait is between 1 and 15 minutes. We advise wearing flat shoes as RIMAC Field is a grassy field.

    • Disabled parking spaces for those with disabled parking permits

NOTE: All seating is first come-first served, so it is STRONGLY suggested that those wishing to best avail themselves of these disabled seating accommodations arrive as early as two hours before the ceremony start time.

NOTE: Students walking in the Revelle Commencement Ceremony will receive their ticket when picking up caps and gowns at the UC San Diego Bookstore. Family members do not need tickets to attend the Ceremony.

NOTE: Guests do not need a ticket to attend Commencement Ceremonies.

If you have questions, please send an email to ndaly@ucsd.edu.

Please note: No animals allowed.  Service animals specifically trained to assist a person with a disability are welcome.

Please Note: Flats or low-heeled shoes are recommended for walking on RIMAC Field.

Commencement Information for Faculty

Commencement Regalia - Order Now!

UC San Diego Bookstore is now taking reservations for Faculty Doctoral Regalia Rentals (rental unit includes gown, hood, cap, and tassel).

Faculty must place online orders by the date listed below or will incur a late fee. Since many faculty request specific hood colors from their graduating school, it is important to place their order earlier than later to ensure their hood color can be delivered.

Faculty online ordering deadline without late fee: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Faculty online ordering $10.00 late fee applied: Monday, April 27, 2015
Faculty online ordering $20.00 late fee applied**: Sunday, May 24, 2015

(**Faculty orders placed online after Sunday, May 24, 2015 may not receive their specific hood color for schools other than UC. UC hoods will be ordered as a substitute.)


Congratulations to those of you who are getting ready to graduate in June 2015.  Before you apply for graduation please:

Once you have read through the instructions Apply for Graduation.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Revelle College Advising Office at (858) 534-3490.

Latin Honors Criteria

College honors are awarded according to the top 14% standard adopted by the Academic Senate. The GPA range changes each academic year. To be eligible for honors, a student must receive letter grades for at least 80 quarter units of course work at a UC campus.

Graduate/Professional Schools

Dean Certification- Records Check Request Form

If you would like to request a that a dean's certification form be completed or other records check be conducted, please complete and return the following form with any relevant documents by one of the following methods:

  • Mail to:
    Revelle College Dean of Student Affairs Office
    9500 Gilman Drive #0321
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0321
  • Fax to (858)534-4663 with attention to the Dean of Student Affairs Office

Please note that on the form, "Dates of Attendance" refers to your time at UCSD. If you have any questions about completing the form please contact our office at (858)534-3493. 

Grad Night and Grad Fest

Grad Nite will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Grad Fest will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, April 22-23, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Please note that Cap & Gowns will not be distributed during these events. Distribution of cap and gowns will commence on Monday, June 1, 2015 for all Undergraduate, IRPS, and Graduate Division colleges