UC Irvine Parents eNews

June 2018
Issue No. 99

Countdown to Commencement
The 53rd UCI Commencement ceremonies are coming soon! For schedules and information, visit the Commencement website.
Grad Check-in
The check-in location for all graduating students will be in the courtyard outside of Crawford Hall. Graduates must check in 90 minutes before their ceremony.

Guests are not allowed into the graduate check-in location.

Drop offs will be available in Lot 6 adjacent to Crawford Hall, although parking in this location is prohibited.

For guests attending Commencement, parking on the UCI campus is complimentary and no permits are required. Please a void parking in disabled, service or X stalls without the proper permit.

Traffic congestion is expected. Guests should plan to arrive at least 60 minutes before the start of the ceremony. Upon entering the campus, dedicated traffic directors and event attendants will guide you to the best available parking, all within a 10 minute walk to the Bren Events Center.
The updated Commencement Travel Guide to campus parking and mobility may be helpful in planning for your arrival the day of the ceremony. Please note that an earlier version mailed out had an error on the schedule. The day and times reflected on the commencement website and your printed tickets are correct. 
Guest Tickets
Guest tickets are required for all undergraduate and master's school ceremonies at the Bren Events Center. Be sure to get printed guest tickets from your graduate prior to the ceremonies and bring them with you to Commencement.
Commencement Programs - List of Graduates
Graduating students' names and degrees are listed in the Commencement Program. Each graduate may pick up one FREE copy using the coupon they receive via email. Advance copies are anticipated to be available at The Hill starting Tuesday, June 12. 
Programs will also be available during all Commencement ceremonies at The Hill's booths at the Bren Events Center. Parents or guests may redeem the coupon for their graduate. Additional programs may be purchased for $10 at all ceremonies.
Grad Photos
Professional photography will be provided at all school ceremonies. Lifetouch Special Events Photography is pleased to provide this complimentary service.  
Each graduate will be photographed before arriving at the stage and when they shake the hand of their dean.
A link to Commencement photograph proofs will be sent to participating graduates via e-mail.
Security Check
Please be advised that bag checks may be conducted at the entry doors prior to entering the Bren Events Center. Backpacks, large tote bags, large camera bags and large purses are discouraged.  
UCI Grad Gift Guide

The Hill
UCI's bookstore,
The Hill, is the go-to shop for grads and families.

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Commencement Flowers
During the school ceremonies, Commencement Flowers will have booths with flower and lei gifts for purchase. Order ahead, then to pick up your order, give your name at one of the Commencement Flowers booths at your ceremony.  

UCI Night at Angel Stadium
Saturday, July 21 
Join the fun this summer as we continue the tradition of a UC Irvine Angels game. $25 gets you a ticket to the game and an exclusive UCI/Angels co-branded hat.

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