Due to COVID-19, UCSC and the Baskin School of Engineering have made the difficult decision to postpone a live commencement ceremony until such time that it is safe to gather.

The Baskin School of Engineering will hold a virtual commencement ceremony on SUNDAY, JUNE 14th at 4:30 p.m.


Link to Ceremony Video

Photo contest
Deadline extended to 6/15
We want photos of you as you graduate. Photos with family members and/or a beloved pet, in your cap and gown (if you have them), celebrating your graduation day are all welcome. 
We have FOUR $50 VISA gift cards to award in the following categories:

1) Most creative cap/regalia photo
2) Best family/ celebration photo
3&4) Two random drawings from all eligible participants 

You do not need to have official UCSC regalia to enter, but photos must be visibly commencement-related to be entered for a prize (e.g., family holding signs of congratulations, etc.. Get creative!).
Submit your photos via this form or email them to communications@soe.ucsc.edu
Include your name, major, a photo caption (optional), and where you're graduating from.

All submitted photos have the possibility of being used in a Baskin Engineering commencement video.

Campus Ceremonies

For up-to-date information, visit https://commencement.ucsc.edu. If you have questions about the campus ceremony, please contact the commencement team (commencement@ucsc.edu).

On May 6, Chancellor Larive sent a message to the students with a commencement update, including plans for a campus virtual commencement.