The MIMG department will be holding a virtual commencement to honor the class of 2020

Sunday, June 14th, 2020

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Commencement will be held via Zoom. Eligible graduating students will receive an email with instructions on how to register and obtain a zoom meeting id and password for their immediate household. We will also be livestreaming to the MIMG Facebook page so that families, friends, and guests may view and participate:

2020 MIMG Commencement Program

We will continue to communicate with the college regarding an on-campus celebration at a future date to celebrate our graduates with their families and friends once it is deemed safe to do so.

National Anthem
Maya Mendez, B.S. ‘20

Virtual Processional

Welcome Address
Jerome Zack, Ph.D., Department Chair

M.S. and Ph.D. Hooding
Peter Bradley, Ph.D., Vice Chair of Graduate Studies

Faculty Speaker
Amanda Freise, Ph.D.

Student Address
Itay Solomon, B.S. ‘20

Recognition of Departmental Honors Students
April Pyle, Ph.D., Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies

Presentation of the Graduating Class of 2020

Closing Remarks
Jerome Zack, Ph.D., Department Chair

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.

Diplomas will be available about three months after you complete all of your degree requirements and graduate.  For more information, see here:

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 to be added.

For information regarding the Letters and Science College ceremony please visit Please direct any questions about the College Commencement Celebration via Message Center.