Timeline

USC School of Cinematic Arts Commencement 2017 TIMELINE

 

February 15 - 16

GRAD FEST
Tutor Campus Center Ballroom, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Order graduation announcements, invitations, class rings, yearbooks,  custom regalia, stoles, sashes, and other commemorative items.

Pre-Order your Cap and Gown!  and pick it up earlier than general rentals from the USC Bookstore.

USC Bookstore, El Rodeo Yearbook,  USC Alumni Association, Class Gift, Herff Jones and USC University Events reps will answer your commencement questions.

February 24 - Mar 9

YOUR NAME IN COMMENCEMENT BOOK
Proof your name and degree information in the commencement program listings in your SCA Division office.

March 1 - 31

REGISTER & ORDER SCA TICKETS
Register for the SCA ceremony:

  1. Register online and order SCA ceremony tickets: http://scacommunity.usc.edu
    (Limit of 8 tickets. If you need more, please visit your Division office.)
  2. Fill out Commencement Reader Cards in your division office. (See Division Office list.)

April 10 & 11

LAST CHANCE TO PROOF YOUR NAME
Last chance to proof your name in the commencement program at Degree Progress or University Publications.
(May also be posted on commencement.usc.edu)

April 24 - May 11

TICKETS & HONOR CORDS
Pick up tickets for the SCA ceremony in your Division office.

April 27 - 28

CAP & GOWN PRE-ORDERS PICK-UP
Grad Fest regalia pre-rentals available for pick up at the USC Bookstore.

These dates are reserved for pre-order pick-ups. You may pick up your regalia at a later time, but it is strongly suggested to come in on the dates reserved for pre-orders.

May 1 - (11:00 AM on) May 12

CAP & GOWN
Rent cap and gown from the USC Bookstore. You will receive and pay for your regalia at this time.

Bachelor's Degree = $59.99, Master's = $79.99, Doctoral = $99.99

Drop off rented regalia after the SCA Ceremony at the USC Bookstore or in regalia drop-off bins throughout campus.

Bachelor and Master Graduates can keep their cap and tassels!

Failure to return your cap and gown at the specified time could result in unwanted fee and/or your degree being withheld.

Friday, May 12 - COMMENCEMENT DAY

 

7:45 am

USC Main Ceremony - Degree candidates line up in Alumni Park

8:30 am

Main Commencement Ceremony Processional begins

9:00 am

Main  Commencement Ceremony begins (no tickets required)

10:20 am  

Main Ceremony ends

1:30 pm

SCA Graduates line up at Shrine Auditorium

2:00 pm

SCA Guests enter Shrine Auditorium for SCA Ceremony
(Tickets required)

2:30 pm

SCA Commencement Ceremony begins

4:30 pm

SCA Commencement Ceremony ends

4:30 pm

Reception at School of Cinematic Arts complex
(SCA ceremony ticket required for all guests)