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. Rehearsal dates and times will be posted in the spring.
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
Wednesday, May 11
Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony
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.