Commencement 2024

UCSC & Porter College

2024 Commencement

Just Released!   Porter College Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday June 15, 2024 at 9:00 am. 


The campus has made the decision to return to a "traditional ceremony" format,  guest parking & ticketing information will be share as soon as it becomes available, as will instructions for both Grads & Family regarding arrival & check in times prior to the 9:00 am ceremony.

Please check back here regularly and visit the UCSC Commencment page for the full information as it develops.

In the meantime:

1. Check in with both our College Advisors ( and your Major advisor to be
sure you have already, or are on track to, complete all requirements to Graduate.

2. Apply to Graduate with the Registrar office before the deadlines. (late fees will apply!)

  • Graduate Fall '23:  Dec. 15, 2023 ($75.00 late fee) -- Jan. 26, 2024 ($100 late fee)
  • Graduate Winter '24:  Feb. 2, 2024 -- Mar. 22, 2024 ($75.00 late fee), -- May 3, 2024 ($100 late fee)
  • Graduate Spring '24:  Apr. 26, 2024 -- June 13, 2024 ($75.00 late fee) -- July 25, 2024 ($100 late fee)

To stay current with commencement planning, please check back here.  And Opt-In for monthly Commencement Newletters on the main UCSC Commencement page.  We will be posting update information as soon as it is available to us.

2021 Porter College Commencement Presentation Video

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2021 Porter College Commencement Presentation


2021 Porter College Commencement Program

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Archived Ceremony Videos from 2018, 2019, and 2020

Muse and 2020 Ceremony Title

2020 Porter Commencement Program (PDF)

2020 Porter Commencement Program

(PDF / printable as B/W on paper of your choice)

Messages of Congratulations from the Porter Advisers and the Porter Activities Office



Provost and Chancellor Conferring the Degree 


graduation photoPorter Commencement 2018 Video