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Earl Warren College Commencement

Earl Warren College's 2022 Commencement Ceremony was held on Sunday, June 12 at 6:30-8:15pm (PDT).  

Congratulations Class of 2022!


Applying for Graduation

Graduation is when a student has completed all requirements and their degree has been officially posted to their academic record. Students must file a Degree and Diploma Application (DDA) to initiate this process at

Commencement is the annual ceremony in which any student with senior standing (135 units) may choose to participate. Participation does not constitute official graduation from the University.  Learn more at

For more information about applying for graduation visit:

Eligibility Criteria for Commencement

Registration will open in late March 2022. Graduates may participate during only one Commencement year but are permitted and encouraged to attend both All Campus Commencement and their college, graduate school, or graduate division ceremonies.

Registration for All Campus Commencement and undergraduate college commencements is open to eligible undergraduate students with 135 units by the end of winter 2022 who are completing their degree in fall 2021, winter 2022, spring 2022, summer 2022 or fall 2022.

Events for Graduating Seniors


All College Senior Day

Monday, May 2, 2021, 11:30 am-1:30 pm PDT
Location: TBD

Get ready for your next steps at Senior Day!  We will be providing professional head shots, resume review, and photo opportunities for your "selfie" or with your friends.  Lunch from Panera and giveaways are a must for this special day!

Registration Information Coming in Spring Quarter


All College Senior Night

Tuesday, May 7, 2022, 6:00-8:00 pm PDT
Location: Stage Room, Student Center (next to Uncle Italian)

Getting excited for the big day?? Join your Undergraduate Colleges for a fun evening of cap decorating, games, and karaoke!   Get your creativity flowing and learn several different cap decorating styles while you enjoy some fun and music.  Supplies will be provided for cap decorating on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration Information Coming in Spring Quarter


2022 Transfer Triton Grad Celebration

Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 7:00-9:00 pm PDT
Location: Multipurpose Room, Matthews Quad

Congratulations Triton Transfer Class of 2022! In honor of this milestone, join the Triton Transfer Hub and your Undergraduate Colleges, as we discuss how to remain engaged as a transfer Triton graduate. Listen to a guest alumni speaker talk about their journey, their transition from undergrad to the real world, and how to recognize this huge accomplishment. Appetizers and dessert bites will be provided to wrap up the ceremony. 

Registration Information Coming in Spring Quarter

Warren College Stoles

Interested in showcasing your Warren College pride at graduation and beyond??? Be sure to pre-order a Warren College keepsake stole for $35 using the following link. There is a limited quantity of stoles available. Pre-order sales will be open until supplies last. Stoles will be available for in-person pick-up only. Dates and pick-up times will be posted here once spring quarter begins. Customers will also be notified via email of the in-person pick-up dates and location. Please note that all profits from the Warren College Stole Sales are used to support the WCSC Leadership Scholarship and the Ben Sumner Memorial Scholarship. For questions regarding the Warren College stoles please contact

Regalia Information

Regalia - specifically, the official UC San Diego cap, gown and tassel - are required at all Commencement 2022 ceremonies. Beginning late March 2022, you can order your cap, gown and tassel through the UC San Diego Bookstore, along with announcements, diploma frames, and more. Pre-order flowers or leis here.

Online orders have the option for shipping or in-store pickup if placed before May 30, 2022. After May 30, orders will be available for purchase in-store only through Commencement weekend.


It is that time of year to recognize you and all of your accomplishments! Starting on March 28 through midnight on April 24, 2022, the applications for the Warren College Awards and Scholarships will be open. Visit more information on the qualifications and how to apply! We know that it can be difficult to advocate for yourself, but we STRONGLY encourage you to apply and get the recognition that you deserve! For questions regarding the Warren College Awards and Scholarships please contact Katy Brecht at

Student Speaker

Apply to be the Warren College Commencement Student Speaker - Deadline April 24, 2022 at midnight PST

Each year, Warren College selects a student speaker for the Commencement ceremony. Interested Warren College students are invited to apply and audition for the role of student speaker.

To apply, submit a written copy of your speech via e-mail to Warren College Student Affairs at The allotted time for the speech is 3‐5 minutes. A panel of faculty, staff, and students will review applications and invite final candidates to present their proposed speech in person. Submissions must include:

  • Applicant's full name
  • PID
  • Phone number

  • Good academic standing
  • Must file for your degree/graduation and plan to participate in the June 2022 Commencement


Class of 2020 Commencement and Reception

UC San Diego is pleased to host the Class of 2020 for a ceremonial graduation and alumni reception the evening of Friday, June 10, 2022 at RIMAC Field. We will welcome graduates who completed their degrees in fall 2019, winter 2020, spring 2020 or fall 2020. More details are forthcoming in late March 2022.

Registration will open in April. Graduates who completed their degrees during the quarters listed above will receive an email with a link to register. Please let us know your preferred email address via this form.

UC San Diego and alumni community look forward to celebrating the Class of 2020!

Commencement 2020 inquiries may be directed to For more information visit

2022 Virtual Booklet

The 2022 Commencencement Booklet can be viewed at

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