2015 UCLA Commencement events (note changes):
2015 ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY COMMENCEMENT CELEBRATION
SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015, at WILSON PLAZA
9:00AM (anticipated duration: 90 minutes)
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DAY OF THE EVENT
Students must arrive by 8:00AM and report to the area between Kaufman Hall and the Fowler Museum and already dressed in the cap and gown. Students should also have their NAME CARD with them.
PRIOR TO THE EVENT
TICKETS - Ordering Period: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Ticket orders and RSVPs for all Commencement activities are submitted during this period.
For more information:
For the EEB ceremony, students may order a maximum of 10 tickets. The first four (4) tickets are free. Additional tickets are $12.00 per ticket; cost which will be billed directly to the student’s BruinBill account. All invited guests must have a ticket to attend except for infants or small children who would sit on an adult’s lap during the ceremony. Participating students do not need a ticket for the EEB Commencement Celebration. Note: Revenue generated by ticket sales covers the cost of the EEB Commencement Celebration.
Students who miss the RSVP and ticket order deadline for the EEB Commencement Celebration must send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015, at 4:00PM, with the following information:
(1) First and Last Name; (2) UID; (3) Number of tickets requested; and (4) Major/Minor – must be declared in an EEB Major or Minor (Majors: Biology, EBE, Marine Biology; Minors: Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Medicine).
EEB EXIT SURVEY AND NAME CARD
Name Cards will be available for pick-up beginning on MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015, at the EEB Undergraduate Office (101 Hershey Hall). In order to obtain the Name Card, students must complete the EEB Exit Survey (via CCLE) and bring a printout 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 Forum on Piazza (https://piazza.com/class/hxz32mvls236w1).
Note: The EEB Exit Survey is separate from the UCLA Senior Survey.
EEB COMMENCEMENT STUDENT SPEAKER & SINGER OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM/UCLA ALMA MATER
The Student Speaker and the Student Singer 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 FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015, beginning at 10:00AM (location TBA).
To request an audition, send an e-mail to email@example.com by FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015, at 4:00PM with the following information: (1) First and Last Name; (2) UID; and (3) Major/Minor – must be declared in an EEB Major or Minor. In the Subject line, indicate if you are applying to be the “Student Speaker” or the “Student Singer.” If you are auditioning to be the Speaker, please include the text of your speech (maximum five minutes in length) in the body of your e-mail. Singers will sing the National Anthem and the UCLA Alma Mater a cappella at their audition.
ADDITIONAL COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION (Eligibility, Removing Privacy Restrictions, etc.):
Students are responsible for being aware of and complying with all Commencement deadlines and policies.