The Geography Department hosts an outdoor graduation ceremony for eligible Geography Graduate and Undergraduate students to be individually recognized.

• Geography Graduate Students (M.A. and Ph.D.)
• MAGIST Students (M.A.)
• Undergraduate Geography Majors (B.A.) and Minors, including GIS&T Minors are welcome to participate.

Additionally, any of the pre-mentioned who graduated 2020 through 2022 are also eligible!

Please spread the word to any potentially eligible Bruin alumni who may have graduated in 2020 or 2021! (Direct them to contact the Geography SAO, Jenée Misraje)

2022 Geography Graduation Celebration


Saturday, 11 June
Powell Library Courtyard (south side of Powell Library)


Students are required to RSVP for the event by ordering a ticket online via MyUCLA at no charge. Students may order guest tickets online via MyUCLA starting Friday, May 6, 2022 through Friday, May 20, 2022, at 11:59 pm.  The first 4 guest tickets are complimentary and each ticket thereafter is $20 each.  IF EXTRA TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE, additional tickets may be requested after May 21, 2022 (please do not inquire about extra tickets until after May 21st).

Ticket orders will be delivered via email address on record. Please be sure to check your spam folder, since often tickets are delivered there. To prepare for ticket distribution you may add as part of your safe sender list. You will be receiving two emails per ceremony, one containing your graduate ticket and the other with your guest tickets. Please be

ready to present the ceremony’s ticket upon check in. On the day of, your guests must present their tickets as well. If they do not have access to a smartphone, you may request and print out a PDF file.

Guest tickets will be electronic and will be sent out via email from the UCLA Central Ticket Office between Tuesday, May 24, 2022, and Thursday, June 9, 2022.  Be sure to be on the lookout for an email from


  • Sign up for an iGrad Workshop, for graduating seniors preparing for commencement and graduation
  • Update your Degree Expected Term if you haven’t yet done so on MyUCLA!
  • Check your DAR for Degree Completion to make sure all major/minor requirements are complete or in progress (IP). If any are unexpectedly “incomplete” please contact the Geography SAO
  • Visit the Registrar’s Office website for more information


  • Students must arrive in their cap and gown to the ceremony location behind Powell Library no later than 8:45am. A designated check-in station will be set-up for students to complete a name card
  • The ceremony will begin promptly at 9:30am
  • Graduates will be asked to line-up at 9:15am and will be seated in a special separate section
  • Graduates please arrive by 8:45am in your cap and gown
  • Guest seating is not reserved and offered on a first-come, first-served basis
  • GradImages will provide professional photography services, allowing students to purchase individual photographs
  • The seating area is on grass, so graduates and guests should take this into consideration when choosing footwear
  • The ceremony normally lasts 1 ½ hours, no more than 2 hours



Questions? Contact SAO Jenée Misraje –