UC Santa Barbara Commencement 2015

Chancellor Yang addresses the Commencement audience. View of the graduating class seated at commencemenet. Three graduating men give the 'hang loose' sign. A graduate poses for a photo with his family. Looking down on the Commencement ceremony from high above.

Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

Commencement weekend will be held on June 13-14, 2015





College of Creative Studies: Sunday, June 7, 2015
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management: Friday, June 12, 2015
Commencement Weekend: Saturday, June 13, 2015 and Sunday, June 14, 2015

For a full list of the 2015 Commencement schedule please click here.

Undergraduate Registration

Step 1: Declare Candidacy on GOLD
Declare candidacy on GOLD to receive an official degree from UC Santa Barbara.

Step 2: Confirm a reservation in a Commencement ceremony

  • Commencement Pass Ⅰ
    February 23, 2015 - April 10, 2015
    Seniors with at least 164 units completed or in progress during the winter 2015 quarter are eligible to make a reservation for the spring Commencement ceremony assigned to their major on GOLD.
  • Commencement Pass Ⅱ
    April 13, 2015 - May 22, 2015
    Seniors with at least 164 units completed or in progress during the spring 2015 quarter are eligible to make a reservation for any open spring Commencement ceremony on GOLD.

    Note: During Pass 2, eligible undergraduates may make a reservation in any open and available ceremony, regardless of major.

Graduate Registration

Doctoral and Master's degree candidates must register by Friday, May 1, 2015. For more information about participating in the Graduate Division Commencement, please visit http://graddiv.ucsb.edu/commencement.


The official hashtag of 2015 Commencement is #UCSB2015.
Join us on social media to celebrate and congratulate our graduates.



If you have questions regarding Commencement, contact the Commencement Hotline at (805) 893-8289 or email Commencement@ia.ucsb.edu.