Graduation Celebration

School of Education Graduation

UC Davis is committed to the safety and well-being of our community. The campus is working closely with the local public health department and the University of California Office of the President. We continue to implement measures to protect our community. While this event is currently scheduled to take place on June 10, we are closely monitoring the campus recommendations related to the COVID-19 situation. If the event is canceled or rescheduled, we will notify registered participants and update this page accordingly.

June 10, 2020
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
Student and Presenting Faculty Arrival 3:20 p.m.
Ceremony Time 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Thank you for visiting the School of Education Graduation website. Please review the information on this website and feel free to contact SOE Graduation Staff if you have any questions.

Important Dates (Subject to Change)


2020 Dates

Pre-Order cap & gown

February 3 – April 22

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

March 16

Last day to register to be guaranteed 5 tickets and verify information that will be printed in the program

April 17

Cap and Gown rental prices increase

April 22

Last day to register in order to participate 

May 29

General Cap and Gown Pickup
Campus Store - Credential & MA Only

Phd & EdD will pick up with ticket pick up or at their pre-ceremony events

May 26 – June 10

Ticket Pick-up

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

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 13 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.

If you do plan to participate in both ceremonies please hold on to your rental cap and gown after the School of Education Ceremony to wear at the Graduate Studies Ceremony. Returns will be available at the Pavilion after the Graduate Studies Ceremony.  

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