Congratulations to the Class of 2017!


When: June 16, 2017, 11:00 AM (students/faculty line up at 10:30 AM)

Where: Media Theater M110


We will have a photo slideshow playing during the reception. Please send any photos of yourselves, fellow seniors, and anything UC Santa Cruz related to to have them included in the slideshow.


If you graduated in Fall 2016 or Winter 2017, or will be graduating in Spring or Summer 2017, you are invited to attend and should have received the RSVP form. If you did not receive it, please contact

The deadline to RSVP is May 7th, 2017 at 11:59 PM. If you do not RSVP by the deadline, you will not receive tickets and your name will not appear in the program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear?

Students are encouraged to be in business casual attire and cap and gown. 

What time should I arrive?

Students should arrive by 10:30 AM to line up.

How many tickets will I receive?

Students that RSVP'd by the deadline will receive 3 tickets: one per graduating senior and two guest tickets.  Each person will need a ticket to attend the celebration.

Where should my guests park?

Guests will park in the Core West Parking Structure, and door-to-door shuttle service to the Media Theater will be provided. We will contact graduates to pick up their parking passes from the Psychology Advising Office. For a parking map, please click here

I forgot to RSVP by the deadline. Can I still attend?

Students that did not RSVP by the deadline will not be able to attend.

I want to buy a Psychology/Cognitive Science stole. Where can I buy one?

The Psychology Department is selling Psychology and Cognitive Science graduation stoles in the Psychology Advising Office during drop in advising. Stoles are $25, cash only.

Two graduation stoles