Announcement: Cancellation of Fall 2020 Commencement

On October 16, Chancellor May announced the cancellation of the in-person Fall 2020 Commencement ceremonies. “Under public health guidelines, it is just too large an event to be held safely,” said May. “We had been looking forward to this commencement, not only for our fall graduates, but for others who wished to return after missing their in-person commencements last spring.”

Graduate Studies Releases Virtual Commencement Celebration Details

On May 1, Graduate Studies announced that it will be hosting its Virtual Celebration on June 11.  All eligible graduate students were sent a personalized email with directions describing how to register for the virtual celebration.  Graduates will have the opportunity to create a personalized slide and their names will also be pre-recorded by a professional name reader. The Virtual Celebrations will be available on the Graduate Studies Commencement webpage on June 11 at 10:00 a.m.

'Concussion' Doctor Bennet Omalu To Speak At Graduate Studies Commencement

Bennet Omalu, clinical professor and associate physician of pathology and laboratory medicine at UC Davis Health as well as the president and medical director of Bennet Omalu Pathology, will be the the keynote speaker for the 2019 Graduate Studies Commencement at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Pavilion.