Certificate Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Information for Guests

The 2024 Certificate Graduation Ceremony will be held on Monday, June 17

We are thrilled to celebrate with you!

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We are so very excited to join you in celebrating your loved one’s academic achievements at this year's graduation ceremony. Their success is an extension of your support, and we are excited that you will be joining your loved one to celebrate their accomplishments!

This year’s Certificate Graduation Ceremony will be held on Monday, June 17, 2024 at Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus.

If you are not able to attend in person, the event will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel. Details below.

How to Attend In-Person

Your graduate will request their guest tickets when they register for the ceremony. eTickets are complimentary and free-of-charge.

eTickets will be emailed to graduates from the UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO) in early May 2024. Once your Graduate has received their tickets, they will be able to transfer the guest ticket to you.

How to Attend the Livestream

For loved ones who are unable to attend this year’s ceremony, the ceremony will be livestreamed via the UCLA Extension YouTube Channel.

The ceremony begins at 2PM PT.

Graduation Day Schedule

12:00-1:00pm - Arrivals

1:00pm - Guest Seating in Pauley Pavilion

  • Pauley Pavilion doors open - Guests are seated

2:00pm - Ceremony Begins

Graduates, please arrive no later than 1:30pm to line-up for procession.

  • The celebration will feature remarks by Dean Eric A. Bullard, a keynote address, graduate testimonials, and graduate names are announced as they cross the Pauley Pavilion stage.
  • Graduates will be ushered from their seats to the stage, they will hand a card with their name to the announcer and cross the stage.
  • Upon exiting the stage, graduates will return to their seats.

We ask that all students and guests remain in their seats for the entire program.

4:30pm - Ceremony Ends

Filming notice: this event will be recorded and live-streamed on the UCLA Extension YouTube Channel

Guest Parking for Graduation

Graduates and Guests may park in Parking Structure 7 and Parking Structure 4.

Please obtain a parking permit in advance via the Bruin ePermit system.

You will find the ePermits listed as “UNEX Graduation Ceremony 2024” under the “UCLA Commencement” category.

Your license plate is your permit and the permit costs $15/vehicle.

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More information on Graduation Parking and Lodging

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