The faculty and staff of the Chávez Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies are looking forward to sharing this wonderful occasion with you.

The Department Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021. 

Commencement 2021:

The 2021 Virtual Commencement site will be posted on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The site will include a commencement video, student dedications, and faculty video tributes.

To Prepare for Graduation

  • Declare your Degree Expected Term via  MyUCLA.
  • Set up an appointment with Ellie Hernandez to make sure you’ve completed all your requirements.

 Prior to Graduation Day

  • Refer to the College Commencement Website for general information, timeline and key dates.
  • Check announcements posted to MyUCLA.
  • Attend one of the graduation workshops offered through the College.  To view the workshop schedule, visit MyUCLA and click on the “services” button at the top of the page.
  • Complete the “College Senior Survey” available on your MyUCLA.
  • Order your cap, gown, and tassel from Graduation Etc. 

After the Graduation Ceremony

  • Students will receive a certificiate to via email over the summer.

E-mail Ellie Hernandez if you have any questions.

For more questions please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.