School of Education Graduation 2017
Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Jackson Hall, UC Davis.

  • June 14, 2017

  • Student & Presenting Faculty Arrival 3:20 p.m.

  • Ceremony Time 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets are required. All persons attending will need a ticket including small children. Contact SOE Graduation Staff for questions.

Students, to register for the School of Education 2017 ceremony, please log into the School of Education Intranet, here.

All graduates will be listed in this year’s program regardless of ceremony participation. Please make sure to submit the information below by April 14, 2017 as it will appear in the graduation program.

Please note:

Education students are invited to two separate ceremonies to celebrate the achievement of their Master’s, Ph.D. and Ed.D. degrees. The School of Education Graduation and The Graduate Studies Commencement. The Graduate Studies Commencement will be held the day after the School of Education Graduation, June 15 at the ARC Pavilion. ONLY register for Graduate Studies if you plan on attending. For more information and to register online at Graduate Studies Commencement Central.

All Masters and Doctorate students will also receive information directly from Graduate Studies regarding registration for the Graduate Studies Commencement ceremony.

Important Dates (Subject to Change)


2017 Dates

Pre-Order cap & gown

March 1 – May 1

SOE Graduation Online Registration Opens: includes ticket allotment and lists your name in the program

March 13

Last day to register to be guaranteed 4 tickets and verify information that will be printed in the program

April 14

Cap and Gown rental prices increase

May 1

Last day to register in order to participate 

May 31

Cap and Gown distribution at the Pavilion

May 31 – June 2

Ticket Pick-up

Late May to Early June (Specific Dates to be announced)



Cap and Gown

  • PhD and EdD candidates may order hoods with their cap/gown and wear them in the SOE ceremony, however they are ‘hooded’ only at the Grad Studies ceremony. Hood color: Phd – Dark Blue, EdD – Light Blue
  • MA candidates may order hoods with their cap/gown and wear them in the SOE graduation ceremony (MA candidates may participate in the Grad Studies ceremony as well, however they will not be ‘hooded’ on stage at either ceremony). Hood color: White
  • Credential candidates will have cap/gown but no hood.

 Announcements, caps & gowns, hoods, and regalia can be ordered through the Bookstore at: ucdavisstores.com/SiteText.aspx?id=20000 Their website for ordering will be live on March 1.

Special Accommodations


If you are a graduating student and require special accommodations, please notify us as soon as possible by emailing soe_graduation@ucdavis.edu so that we can make the necessary arrangements . 


Guests with mobility issues, may be dropped off directly in front of the Mondavi Center and wheelchair access is available. 

For guests with limited/no hearing, assisted listening devices are available to check out at the patron’s services desk located in the lobby.  A driver’s license or credit card is required as security until the device is returned.

Please note UC Davis does not provide wheelchairs.

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