Information for Graduates
Satellite Ceremony Rehearsals
USC Dornsife will hold a student rehearsal for each satellite ceremony. If you plan to attend your satellite ceremony, you are encouraged to attend the rehearsal.
- Group 1 - Tuesday, May 10 @ 2:00pm on Brittingham Field
- Group 2 - Wednesday, May 11 @ 1:30pm on Cromwell Field
- Group 3 - Wednesday, May 11 @ 3:00pm on Cromwell Field
- Group 4 - Tuesday, May 10 @ 3:30pm on Brittingham Field
Monday, January 11
Ph.D Hooding registration begins online here.
Wednesday, February 10
Ph.D Hooding registration closed
February 10 & 11
Baccalaureate Dinner tickets will be available by clicking here.
Order your Commencement DVD
Friday, April 8
Deadline for Baccalaureate Dinner full refunds
Friday, April 22
Deadline for Baccalaureate Dinner 50% refunds
Wednesday, April 27
Senior SCend Off
Thursday, April 28
Regalia pre-orders available for pickup thru 5/13; Bookstore 3rd floor
Sunday, May 1
Monday, May 2
Regalia available for rent thru 5/13; Bookstore 3rd floor
Tuesday, May 10
Rehearsals for Groups 1 and 4
Wednesday, May 11
Rehearsals for Groups 2 and 3
Thursday, May 12
Dornsife Ph.D Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 13
133rd Annual Commencement Ceremonies
Ph.D.Reception - Robed Ph.D. candidates, their families and advisors are invited to convene for light refreshments before lining up for Commencement.
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Commencement Day Welcome for New Grads - The USC Alumni Association invites the university’s newest alumni, the Class of 2016, and their guests to visit the Widney Alumni House on Commencement Day. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.