Graduating Seniors Student and Guest Tickets

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.

GUEST TICKET:
including appetizers & two alcoholic beverages:

$12

+ $2 Box Office Fees

 

GUEST TICKET:
including appetizers only:

$7

+ $1 Box Office Fees

TICKETS ON SALE NOW - ucsdboxoffice.com
PUBLIC TICKETS:
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UCSD STUDENTS:
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Appetizers from San Diego favorites
and other local favorites...
Performance by San Diego local band
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Buy online at: ucsdboxoffice.com (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.

 

 

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

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COMMENCEMENT PAGE
To see the UCSD commencement weekend schedule,
visit the commencement page
UCSD BOOKSTORE
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!
ORDER FLOWERS
2014 OUTSTANDING SENIOR
DAMINI TANDON, WARREN COLLEGE
Damini is graduating from Earl Warren College with a Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering, Biotechnology. A Jacobs Scholar and a Regents Scholar, Damini has a 3.97 GPA and has made the most of her experience at UC San Diego, both in and out of the classroom. She participated in the Calit2 Summer Research Program, worked as a clinical researcher, a lab researcher and as a teaching assistant. She also served as President of the Student Health Advocates, participated in Alternative Breaks at UCSD, and served as Captain of UCSD’s Garba & Raas Dance Team. Damini is currently applying to medical schools around the country and hopes to pursue a career in surgery.
2014 OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT
MICHAEL MARTIN PORTER
Michael Martin Porter is a graduating doctoral student receiving a Materials Science and Engineering degree. During his time here at UC San Diego he maintained a 4.0 GPA and has 22 papers either published or in progress. His research has been featured in more than 100 media outlets, including Popular Science, Scientific American, ABC News, Discovery News, Reuters TV, and YouTube. Michael was selected as a Gordon Scholar and subsequently for a Gordon Engineering Leadership Award (Gordon Fellow), from UCSD’s Gordon Engineering Leadership Center. Michael has mentored over 35 UC San Diego students and two Upward Bound high school students. Remarkably, an astonishing 14 of the undergraduates Michael mentored are included as co-authors in his publications. He volunteered at local elementary and high schools by giving lectures and educational workshops and giving laboratory tours to middle and high school students as part of UC San Diego’s outreach program. In the fall, Michael will begin his tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University in South Carolina.
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 A GIFT
Give to the Senior Class Gift

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.

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