MIMG Commencement

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics will celebrate the Class of 2020’s achievements on Sunday, June 14th at 10:00 am at Powell Courtyard.

The following information pertains to the MIMG Departmental Commencement ceremony only.  For information on the Letters and Science College ceremony, go to www.commencement.ucla.edu
If issues arise with your RSVP or ticket order, please message the event staff through: http://www.college.ucla.edu/commencement/help/contact/ 

You are automatically eligible to participate in 2020 College Commencement if you:

  1. Have graduated Fall 2019 or Winter 2020, OR
  2. Completed 148 units by end of Winter 2020, and are declared to graduate Spring or Summer 2020.

If you do not meet the above eligibility criteria but wish to be included in the 2020 College Commencement, you have to file a Special Inclusion Petition (SIP) on MyUCLA.

For complete instructions on ticket ordering for both the College and MIMG ceremonies, visit— https://www.college.ucla.edu/commencement/ticket-ordering/

Tickets and parking passes for the MIMG Departmental Ceremony can be reserved on myUCLA. You may reserve up to 4, and add additional tickets to a waitlist.  There is no charge for the first 4 tickets.  Each additional ticket is $12. All ticket sales are final. No refunds will be issued for unused tickets. Waitlist tickets will be charged only if available, determined in late May by the university. There are no “extra tickets” available for anyone, no matter how large your guest count is.  The department cannot request more tickets.

Tickets will be collected at the ceremony; each of your guests must have a ticket to enter the seating area. NO EXCEPTIONS. Children who can sit on a lap do not need a ticket.  Since the event is outside, guests without tickets are welcome to stand outside the seating area, where they will be able to see the stage.  Seating will be first come, first serve.  If some of your guests want to arrive early to save seats they may do so, but at 9:30 AM, seats that are unoccupied MUST BE GIVEN UP to those who do not have a seat.

Tickets will be available for pick-up from Tuesday, May 26th to Friday, June 5th at the UCLA CTO- Central Ticketing Office, http://www.tickets.ucla.edu/

Parking passes can be purchased when ordering tickets.  Early arrival to UCLA is recommended.  More info may be found at https://www.commencement.ucla.edu/directions.

Caps and Gowns are required.  You are responsible for ordering your regalia through ASUCLA’s Graduation Etc. at Ackerman Union on the A-Level or online at https://shop.uclastore.com/c-320-graduation-etc.aspx

Diplomas will be available about three months after you complete all of your degree requirements and graduate.  For more information, see here: http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/Student-Records/Diplomas/Diploma-Request

If you have a disability, or you are inviting a guest who needs special assistance to attend commencement, please call the Office for Students with Disabilities at (310) 825-1501 (voice), or (310) 206-6083 (TDD), ASAP to receive information about parking and other assistance at the Commencement. Students who have family members and guests with physical disabilities are encouraged to arrive early.

All updates regarding the MIMG Commencement Ceremony will be sent through the undergraduate mailing list. Please be sure your email address is subscribed. If you are not on the mailing list, please email undergrad@microbio.ucla.edu to be added.