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Spring Commencement is Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Preparing for Commencement

We will continue to update this page as more details become available. All students preparing for commencement should review and complete the following checklist:

Petition for Graduation
Order Regalia
View the Financial Aid Student Loan Repayment Strategy Presentation
Vote for Student Commencement Speaker
View the Commencement Schedule
View the Graduate Information Sheet

Graduating Students Meeting

A mandatory information meeting for 2018 graduating students will be held on Tuesday, March 27, from 12:10 – 1:30 p.m. in the Irvine Auditorium. Important information about commencement will be presented as well as student speaker nominees presenting summaries of their speeches. There will also be a free used gown raffle!

View video from the 2017 Graduating Student Meeting

Commencement Announcements

Paper announcements can be picked at at Student Services on March 27. Electronic versions will be available as well. Check back here for the link.

Commencement Day Parking

The Institute parking lots are available for guests to use on Saturday. Keep in mind street parking in the area often has limited one and two hour time limits. There are several coin operated City of Monterey parking lots available near campus. Please see city parking maps available in the Student Services Office for maps.

Guests should allow ample time to find parking and arrive at the ceremony venue.

Commencement Volunteers

If you volunteered for commencement as a flag bearer, usher, or assisted with the reception, please fill out the volunteer form. Flag Bearers should submit the form to Student Services and Ushers and Reception Volunteers should submit the form to Linae Ishii-Devine


Contact Linae Ishii-Devine or Student Services.