Certificate Graduation Ceremony

Attendance & Tickets

Attending the Ceremony & Getting Your Tickets

1. Confirm Eligibility

Eligible students must have completed their certificate between Fall and Summer* Quarters. Make sure you’ve met the eligibility requirements to attend graduation by contacting your academic department.

2. Sign-up and Opt-in

  • A “Mark Your Calendar” email is sent in March. Eligible students should “opt-in” to indicate they wish to receive an e-invitation in May to attend graduation.
  • The deadline to opt-in is May 6. After this date, please contact your Program Representative or Student Affairs Officer (SAO) if you would like to participate in the ceremony.

3. Tickets for Graduates

  • Tickets are required to attend the graduation ceremony.
  • Each graduate is given one (1) complimentary ticket for his/her admission to the ceremony.
Please Note: Only students who have not attended a previous UCLA Extension graduation ceremony are eligible to attend.

4. Guest Tickets

  • Each graduate and guest, including infants and children, must have a ticket to be admitted to Royce Hall.
  • In addition to receiving (1) one complimentary ticket, graduates may purchase up to four (4) tickets at $20 each at the UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO). Tickets are available for purchase in mid- to late May.
  • For ADA requests and information, please contact the Central Ticket Office (CTO) at 310-825-2101 or cto@tickets.ucla.edu.
Please note: Seating capacity at Royce Hall is limited (1,800 seats).

5. Attire

  • Business or business casual attire.
  • If you wish to wear a UCLA Sash to the Certificate Ceremony (optional), please visit the UCLA Store to purchase.

Receiving your Certificate

Certificates are mailed to the graduate’s permanent address by UCLA Extension Student Services. Certificates are not handed out at the Graduation Ceremony.



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