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Warren College Commencement

2020 Commencement Ceremony

virtual ceremony will take place on June 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. (PDT).  All students wishing to participate and be recognized in the virtual commencement must register—even if you had previously registered for the in-person commencement.  Visit to register today!

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:

2020 Virtual Commencement

Graduates: while Commencement 2020 will not be in person this June, your tremendous accomplishment must be celebrated—now, virtually, and again, in person, when it is safe to gather. To this end, we have partnered with campus leadership to create a special virtual ceremony that celebrates our Warren College graduates. This does not replace the traditional in-person ceremonies that will be held at later, yet-to-be-determined dates.

Register today to participate in Virtual Commencement 2020, receive a commemorative mortarboard and tassel, and stay informed about future plans. To receive your commemorative gift and have your name recognized at Virtual Commencement, please register by May 26.


Commencement Newsletters:

Commencement Newsletter - May 2020

Events for Graduating Seniors

Warren College Senior Instagram Live
Wednesday, May 13 at 12:00 pm

Warren College wants to celebrate YOU! Join our Instagram (@UCSDWarren) livestream with our Warren College student intern and graduating senior, Paris Eisenbeiss, for cap decorating! All seniors who register for virtual commencement will receive a cap and tassel in the mail.  Share your cap designs via this google form and the first 20 submissions will receive a Grad Rockbear Pillow!

You can also submit photos from your time at Warren College to to be featured during the Warren College portion of Virtual Commencement on June 13, 2020.

Alumni Orientation

Session 1: Tuesday, May 19, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Session 2: Wednesday, May 20, 5:00-6:00 pm
Register online:

Register for an Alumni Orientation Session and get your insider’s tour of the alumni network. Virtual orientation sessions provide graduating students with information on the new Tritons Connect online platform, upcoming signature alumni programs, regional alumni clubs, career and professional development resources via the Career Center, and access to the campus Alumni team. Participation in orientation even unlocks four exclusive webinars, offering valuable insights to jump start your transition to post-grad life. Attendees also have a chance to win prizes, courtesy of the UC San Diego Bookstore

Cap and Gown Information

Candidates who register by May 26 will have their name recognized during the ceremony and will receive a commemorative mortarboard and tassel prior to the June 13 event. Regalia is not required to participate in the ceremony; however, we encourage you to visit the UC San Diego Bookstore to purchase traditional attire or keepsakes for your graduation photos or memories. Orders must be received by Friday, May 15, to arrive in time for Virtual Commencement 2020. Please note: If you have already purchased regalia or commencement items, the UC San Diego Bookstore will automatically cancel and refund all preorders for Grad Pack bundles to the original method of payment. If you wish to order additional regalia, you must place a new order.

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