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Warren College Commencement

2020 Commencement Ceremony

Warren College's Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 1:30pm on RIMAC Field.

At this time, the Colleges have not received guidance from the University to change the planning for Commencement 2020 and our teams are continuing to move forward in the planning process for the June ceremonies.

Please continue to check for the latest updates as they relate to Commencement weekend. If you have more specific questions regarding details for Commencement 2020, please email


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.  If you would like your name to appear in the Commencement Booklet you will need to register for Warren's Commencement Ceremony and/or All-Campus Commencement by May 1, 2020.  Learn more at

For more information about applying for graduation visit:

All Campus Commencement

UC San Diego is reviving a time-honored tradition to celebrate and unify all graduates together.  A campuswide commencement featuring an internationally-renowned speaker will be held in tandem with the undergraduate and graduate school ceremonies. We invite all graduates, families and friends to attend both ceremonies to fully experience the pomp and circumstance, and joy and pride, that marks one of the most memorable times in a student’s life.

This two-part celebration will include the 90-minute All Campus Commencement during which Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla will officially confer degrees by academic division upon graduates gathered as one student body on RIMAC Field. In addition, the six undergraduate colleges, Graduate Division and professional schools will host personalized Graduation Ceremonies for their students, where graduates will be recognized by name as they walk across the stage. We can’t wait to celebrate with you! Learn more at


Commencement Newsletters:

Coming in March 2020!

Events for Graduating Seniors

Grad Fair
Date: May 12-14, 2020
Time: 10am-6:00 pm
Where: Town Square

Senior Night at Petco
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Petco Park

Professional Provisions
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Time: TBD
Location: Various UC San Diego Locations

Cap and Gown Information

Regalia is required at all Commencement 2020 ceremonies. Regalia will be available for purchase at the UC San Diego Bookstore beginning in March. Please contact the bookstore Customer Service Department at (858) 534-7326 for additional information.

Warren College Commencement Stoles

Warren College Student Council sells stoles for graduating seniors annually to benefit the Warren College Student Council Leadership Scholarship and Ben Sumner Scholarship.

2020 Stoles and Graduating Senior Apparel 

More information coming soon!

If you have any questions, please contact

Transportation and Security

Transportation and parking will be impacted beginning Friday evening, June 12, due to Commencement 2020 ceremonies and move-out activities. Plan to arrive between one to two hours prior to the start of Warren's ceremony to allow ample time to park and walk or shuttle, where offered, to RIMAC Field or RIMAC Arena. Keep in mind, traffic will be heavy leaving campus after the ceremonies as well. Please allow for one to two hours to depart.

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Event attendees who have an accessibility need will be allowed to park in Hopkins Parking Structure. Please enter the campus from Campus Point Drive off of Genesee Avenue and follow the direction of the parking attendants. Motorized cart service will be available for individuals requiring assistance and one guest. Able-bodied guests will be asked to walk and meet their party at RIMAC Field or RIMAC Arena.

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