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Commencement Information for Linguistics Graduates 2011
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UCLA’s Commencement website (http://www.commencement.ucla.edu/index.cfm) is the official reference webpage for all things about commencement -- information about everything from cap and gown ordering to parking. It even has a handy FAQ (http://www.commencement.ucla.edu/faq.cfm).


There are many commencement events Linguistics graduates might take part in, including the main Letters & Science Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 10, at 5pm in Drake Stadium (more information, including ordering tickets: http://www.college.ucla.edu/commencement/).

The information below, however, intends to answer questions about events specific to Linguistics graduates, namely the Humanities I Commencement Ceremony and the Linguistics Department Commencement Reception.


Humanities I Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, June 11 @ 1p

Royce Hall Auditorium

At this ceremony, Linguistics graduates -- and graduates from other select departments in the Humanities Division -- will walk across the Royce Hall Auditorium stage to be individually recognized.


via MyUCLA (April 26 through May 10)




Seats in Royce Hall Auditorium are first-come, first-served, so guests should arrive early. Graduating students should not reserve a seat for themselves in the auditorium; instead, they should check in to the Humanities I registration area -- located in the west lobby of Royce Hall -- NO LATER than 12:15pm. Students who arrive after the ceremony starts will NOT be allowed to participate, so please arrive early!

The ceremony typically takes approximately an hour and a half.


Linguistics Department Commencement Reception

Saturday, June 11, immediately following the conclusion of the Humanities I ceremony

Royce Hall 314

Come take pictures, socialize, and celebrate with your fellow graduates, as well as the Linguistics department faculty and staff! Refreshments will be provided.


Department invitation and RSVP instructions will be sent soon.


All linguistics graduates, friends and family are invited. There are no tickets, but prior RSVP is required.


Immediately after the Humanities I ceremony concludes, come to the reception site, Royce 314.