Graduating Seniors Student and Guest Tickets

Buy online at: (a $5 online transaction fee applies per order) or in person at the UC San Diego Box Office in the Price Center (and avoid the online transaction fee). Tickets are required for admission and must be printed from the UCSD Box Office website, shown on a mobile device, or picked up directly from the UCSD Box Office in Price Center.




including appetizers only:
including appetizers & two alcoholic beverages:

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+ $1 Box Office Fees

+ $2 Box Office Fees

You are invited to join more than 2,000 attendees at ACGC, UC San Diego’s only all-campus commencement event! ACGC kicks off the UCSD Commencement Weekend by bringing together graduates from all 6 colleges with their families and friends to celebrate this amazing moment in their lives!


This informal event (no caps and gowns) takes place on Friday, June 13th, and is free for graduating seniors. Doors open at 5pm and the program begins at 5:30pm.


Bring your family and friends to enjoy a taste of San Diego with appetizers by local favorite restaurants and local beer and wine for attendees who are 21+. There will be a brief stage program followed by San Diego's finest live entertainment! Please stay tuned to this website for updates!


Tickets are FREE to students participating in commencement weekend and include appetizers and two alcoholic beverages

(with 21+ ID). Pick yours up now at the UCSD Box Office at the Price Center to avoid the online fees. Tickets will go on-sale on May 1.

Free parking is provided to attendees of the ACGC event. Recommended parking locations are the Hopkins and Pangea parking structures. Do not park in reserved parking spaces. For a map and directions to the campus, please click on the link. Free UC San Diego Beach Towel
The first 500 graduates entering the event will receive a free UC San Diego Class of 2014 beach towel. Alcohol Service
Please bring a valid government-issued photo ID. Once you enter RIMAC field visit the wristband station to have your ID checked to receive a wristband. Beverages will be served after the main stage program. There is a limit of two alcoholic beverages for student and guests with a food and alcohol ticket. UCSD Bookstore
UCSD Bookstore will be selling UCSD branded merchandise, including Class of 2014 memorabilia, at RIMAC throughout Commencement Weekend. More Information

For questions about travel, including hotel discounts, see below. For all other questions or for more information, please contact 858-534-3080 or

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To see the UCSD commencement weekend schedule,
visit the commencement page
Don’t forget to order your graduation packet
at the UCSD Bookstore!
Make sure to pre-order your Commencement Flowers! Pre-order your leis and bouquets in advance and to pick up of the day-of!
Do know you an OUTSTANDING student graduating this year?

Nominate that student for the Outstanding Senior Award or Outstanding Graduate Student Award. One outstanding undergraduate and graduate student will be honored at the All Campus Graduation Celebration on Friday, June 13, 2014.


In its seventh year, the Outstanding Senior Award and Outstanding Graduate Student Award will be presented to a graduating undergraduate student and graduating graduate or professional student who have earned recognition in the UC San Diego community for their outstanding academic and leadership performance and for enhancing the student experience at UC San Diego. Strong academic performance and participation in student organizations are important, however the primary purpose of the award is to honor two students who have earned the admiration of the UC San Diego community for exceptional contributions to university life and who have generously served the university. Students are eligible to be nominated for both awards if they have or will be graduating in the following quarters: Winter 2014, Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014.


Nominations are due Thursday, May 1, 2014 by 4:30 p.m.  Questions? Contact Laci Weeden or at 858-822-4790.



Travel and Hotel Information

All seven Bartell Hotels gladly extend a preferred discount rate to all
students, parents, alumni, family, friends and employees associated with
UC San Diego. Addtionally, university guests will be treated to a daily continental breakfast and welcome beverage (up to 2 adults per room).
Every time you stay at one of the Bartell Hotels' seven distinguished properties a percentage of the total room cost is donated to student scholarships and helps promote university events at UC San Diego.

Give to the Senior Class Gift
Regional Clubs

The Senior Class Gift is the collective effort of each graduating Senior Class at UC San Diego. It helps ensure that every eligible incoming freshman or transfer student has access to scholarships which provide the opportunity of an education for all at our world-class university regardless of economic background.

Our Triton experience doesn’t have to end at graduation. Regional clubs are organized across the world to connect you with over 130,000 UCSD alumni. Find your local club and stay in touch with the UCSD Alumni so that you don’t miss out on upcoming regional career-building events for New Grads. Visit for more information.

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