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Kresge College 2024 Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, June 16th @5pm

Located on UCSC East Field

The campus has made the decision to return to a "traditional" ceremony format. Guest numbers per graduate will be 5 max, but anyone under the age of 5 does not require a ticket. More information will be announced around ticket exchange. Parking permit and information TBD. Check here for more updates soon!

Please check back here regularly and visit the UCSC Commencment page for the full information as it develops.

In the meantime:

1. Check in with both our College Advisors ( and your Major advisor(s) to be
sure you have already, or are on track to, complete all requirements to Graduate.

2. Apply to Graduate with the Registrar office before the deadlines. (late fees will apply!)

  • Graduate Fall '23:  Dec. 15, 2023 ($75.00 late fee) -- Jan. 26, 2024 ($100 late fee)
  • Graduate Winter '24:  Feb. 2, 2024 -- Mar. 22, 2024 ($75.00 late fee), -- May 3, 2024 ($100 late fee)
  • Graduate Spring '24:  Apr. 26, 2024 -- June 13, 2024 ($75.00 late fee) -- July 25, 2024 ($100 late fee)


To stay current with commencement planning, please check back here.  And Opt-In for monthly Commencement Newletters on the main UCSC Commencement page.  We will be posting update information as soon as it is available to us. 

 Kresge Commencement 2023 Slug Crossing Video