Timeline

USC School of Cinematic Arts Commencement 2018 TIMELINE

February 13 - 14

GRAD FEST
https://commencement.usc.edu/graduates/grad-fest/
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (RTCC) 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! 

Grad Fest features information about the following commencement-related items:

  • Yearbook pre-orders from El Rodeo Yearbook
  • Class rings, custom announcements, and other commemorative items from Herff Jones
  • Commencement photos in a cap & gown by Lauren Studios
  • Regalia orders: caps, gowns, stoles, sashes, may be pre-ordered from the USC Bookstores

Additional information will be available regarding the USC Alumni Association, Class Gift, and School-based ceremonies.

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

March 1 - 29

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 8, 9 & 10 (Tentatively)

LAST CHANCE TO PROOF YOUR NAME
Final proofing of names in the USC Commencement Program at Degree Progress or University Publications.

April 22 - May 9

TICKETS & HONOR CORDS
Pick up tickets adn honor cords for the SCA Ceremony in your Division office.

May 1 – 11:00 AM on May 10

CAP & GOWN RENTAL

Grad Fest regalia pre-rentals available for pick up at the tent outside the USC Bookstore.

Walk-in regalia rentals are now available. Rent cap and gown from the USC Bookstore. You will receive and pay for your regalia at this time.

Drop off rented regalia after the SCA Ceremony at the USC Bookstore or in regalia drop-off bins throughout campus on Friday, May 10, 2019.

Bachelor and Master Graduates can keep their caps and tassels!

Failure to return your gown and hood at the specified time could result in an unwanted fee.

Friday, May 10 - 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)

10:15 AM

Main Ceremony ends

1:30 PM

SCA Graduates line up at Shrine Auditorium

1:45 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)