Commencement Schedule

All virtual ceremony links will go live at 12 noon Pacific Time on Friday, June 11. Slug Crossing will take place Friday, June 11–Sunday, June 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the East Field. This event will be livestreamed! The livestream link will be posted here the week of commencement. The ceremony videos will be available for 365 days after the event begins. Graduates should continue to check their UC Santa Cruz emails for updates and information regarding commencement.


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Slug Crossing In-Person Stage Moment 

Class of 2021

Friday, June 11 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 12 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 13 | 9 a.m – 12 noon

Class of 2020 

Sunday, June 13 | 1 – 6 p.m.


Virtual Commencement Ceremonies 

UC Santa Cruz University Commencement Ceremony

Cowell College

Stevenson College

Crown College

Merrill College

Porter College

Kresge College

Oakes College

Rachel Carson College

College Nine

College Ten

Graduate Division

Virtual Commencement Celebrations

Baskin School of Engineering

Black Grad

Chicanx Latinx Year End Celebration

Community Studies

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Environmental Studies


Linguistics Department


Psychology Department

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Academic Divisions & School of Engineering

Division of the Arts

Division of Graduate Studies

Division of Humanities

Division of Physical & Biological Sciences

Division of Social Sciences

Jack Baskin School of Engineering