Welcome UCLA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduating Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the class of 2022! We in the department are very proud of your accomplishments. We commend you for your persevering during this difficult and unprecedented time, in which you have had to face so many unforeseen challenges.

We look forward to the in-person celebration on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 9:00 A.M. PDT.


The Name Card is what is used to say your name as you cross the stage, and helps the graduation photographers identify each student.

Name Cards will be available for pick-up on MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2022, through THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2022, at the EEB Undergraduate Office (101 Hershey Hall), hours 9:00AM -11:30AM and 1:30PM – 3PM.

In order to obtain the Name Card, students must complete the EEB Exit Survey (via CCLE) and show a screenshot of the confirmation that is displayed upon completion of the survey. A link to the EEB Exit Survey will be posted on the EEB Undergraduate website and you can also access it hereNote: The EEB Exit Survey is separate from the UCLA Senior Survey.


For the first time since 2019, the 2022 EEB Commencement Celebration will be an in-person event. The Department of EEB would like to start auditions for the Student Speaker and Student Singer. Both individuals will lead the two lines of graduates into Wilson Plaza and sit on stage during the ceremony. Auditions for both the Student Speaker and Singer are scheduled for THURSDAY, MAY 19th beginning at 10:00AM PST in person (101 Hershey Hall).

To request an audition, send a message to our Message Center by FRIDAY, MAY 13TH @ 12:00PM (PST) with the following information:

    1. First and Last Name
    2. UID
    3. Major/Minor – must be declared in an EEB Major. In the Subject line, indicate if you are applying to be the “Student Speaker” or the “Student Singer.”
    4. If you are auditioning to be the Speaker, please include the text of your speech (maximum five minutes in length) as a PDF attachment to your message. Singers will sing the National Anthem and the UCLA Alma Mater a cappella at their audition—please come prepared with both songs’ lyrics.

The deadline to submit your request is FRIDAY, May 13, 2022 at 12PM (PST).


If you would like further information about tickets for the EEB Commencement, please click here.