Registration & ticketing for 2022 Commencement events
registration is open

All graduates eligible to participate in Commencement will be able to register on the Commencement website during their registration dates noted below. 

During the registration process, graduates will choose which event(s) to participate in and reserve guest tickets. Graduates can register for Commencement at Angel Stadium, their school celebration at Bren Events Center, or both events. 

Eligible students MUST register to participate. Graduates cannot participate if they do not register ahead of time. Guests will need a ticket for entrance and will need to get a ticket from their graduate. All events are ticketed. Actual tickets will not be distributed until sometime in May.

Graduates will have the opportunity to register for up to 4 guest tickets at Angel Stadium.

Before you register, please check with your academic counselor to determine if you are eligible. 

Ph.D., D.N.P. and M.F.A. candidates: You must register to be in the Graduate Hooding ceremony and identify a hooder. Graduates participating in the Grad Hooding ceremony will be able to register for up to 10 guest tickets. Registration begins April 4 after 9 a.m.

All other graduates (Master's and undergraduates): Online ticket reservations for the ceremony and celebrations open individually on the dates listed below. Graduates will have the opportunity to register for up to 5 tickets max for school celebrations at the Bren Events Center. This number is based on occupancy limits, and additional tickets will not be available.

*Graduates from the Paul Merage School of BusinessLaw, and School of Medicine M.D.s: Please contact your school directly regarding information about your Commencement.
Reservations open:

All times listed are Pacific Time.

Monday · April 4 · 9 a.m.

  • Graduate Hooding Ceremony (Ph.D., D.N.P., M.F.A. only)

  • Paul Merage School of Business (Angel Stadium registration ONLY)

  • School of Law (Angel Stadium registration ONLY)

  • School of Medicine MDs (Angel Stadium Registration ONLY)

  • School of Social Sciences

Monday · April 4 · 1 p.m.

  • The Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences

Tuesday · April 5 · 9 a.m.

  • Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences

  • School of Medicine M.S.

  • Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

  • The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Program in Public Health

Wednesday · April 6 · 9 a.m.

  • School of Social Ecology

  • School of Humanities

Wednesday · April 6 · 1 p.m.

  • Claire Trevor School of the Arts

  • School of Education

  • School of Physical Sciences

Thursday · April 7 · 9 a.m.

  • School of Biological Sciences

  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

All ticket reservations close at 5 p.m. Friday, April 15. Late reservations are only accepted based on availability.


Undergraduates: You must have already submitted a grad app and be cleared to graduate by your academic counselor to be able to participate in the ceremony.

For questions about eligibility, please contact an academic counselor or advisor:

If you need help during the registration process,  please email [email protected].