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Graduate Hooding Ceremony

(Ph.D. and M.F.A. only)

Saturday, June 13
4:30 p.m. - Bren Events Center


Student Speaker: Sarah Vavrik Hernandez
doctoral candidate, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

National Anthem

Melissa McCann
Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts candidate

Mace Marshal

The Honorable Salvador Sarmiento
UCI Alumni Association, Class of '73

Ph.D. and M.F.A. candidates line up at 2:30 p.m.

Line-up Location: Tennis courts, behind the Bren Events Center

The Graduate Hooding Ceremony is held separately from master’s and undergraduate commencements.


Tickets are not required for Graduate Hooding Ceremony.

Additional Information

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