Undergraduate Commencement Celebration

Congratulations on your imminent graduation! The 2024 Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 15th at 8am in Pauley Pavilion. This ceremony is for Psychology, Psychobiology, and Cognitive Science majors. Graduating students in the majors (Fall 2023 – Summer 2024) will receive an email in May with more details.

We want you to be able to share this wonderful event with your friends and family, and for the day to run smoothly. Please read the below information about ticketing and FAQs (also available in PDF format).

Ticket ordering begins on May 10th, 2024 online via MyUCLA. Students can order graduate tickets, complimentary tickets, and additional guest tickets themselves through MyUCLA. All ticket orders must be submitted by Friday, May 24th at 11:59PM.

For additional questions, please contact the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Office on Message Center. Additionally, for questions about the student speaker application, please contact the Psychology Advising Office via Message Center.

Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony FAQs

Preparation for the Ceremony

What’s the difference between “graduating” and “walking through commencement ceremonies”?

Who can participate in the Psychology commencement ceremony?

How do I purchase my cap and gown?

When will I receive information about the celebration?


As the graduate, do I need a ticket for the ceremony?

Will my family and friends need tickets for the Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony?

When can I start ordering tickets for the Psychology undergraduate ceremony?

How does ticket ordering and payment work for the Psychology undergraduate ceremony?

How will I receive my tickets?

Psychology Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

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Are guests allowed to bring bags inside Pauley Pavilion?

What will happen during the ceremony?

Will I receive my diploma during the celebration?

Can we take pictures?

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Is there a rehearsal?

What about me or my guests with physical disabilities?

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Where can I find other commencement information?