UCLA Extension

Attendance & Ticket Information

1. Confirm Eligibility

Eligible students must have completed their certificate between Fall and Summer* quarters. Make sure you’ve met the eligibility requirements to attend graduation by contacting your academic department.

2. Sign-up and Opt-in

A “Mark Your Calendar” email is sent in March. Eligible students “opt-in” to indicate they wish to receive an e-invitation in May to attend Graduation.

The deadline is May 1, 2018 After this date, please contact your Program Representative or Student Affairs Officer (SAO).

3. Buy Tickets

  • Tickets are required to attend the graduation ceremony and will be available for purchase at the UCLA Central Ticket Office in mid-to late May.
  • Each graduate is given one (1) complimentary ticket for his/her admission/use.
  • For technical issues regarding ticket ordering, please contact the UCLA Central Ticket Office at 310-825-2101 or cto@tickets.ucla.edu.

4. Guest Tickets

  • Graduates may purchase up to four (4) additional tickets at $20 each.
  • Graduates and guests must have tickets to be admitted to Royce Hall.
  • Please note that seating capacity at Royce Hall is limited (1800 seats).
  • All guests, including infants and children, must have tickets to be admitted into Royce Hall.
  • For ADA requests and information, please contact the Central Ticket Office at 310-825-2101 or cto@tickets.ucla.edu

*Students will receive an invitation to one graduation. Only students who have not attended a previous UCLA Extension graduation ceremony are eligible to attend.

5. Attire

  • Business attire
  • If you wish to wear a UCLA Sash to the Certificate Ceremony (optional), please visit the UCLA Store to purchase.


  • Email to students to “Save the date/Opt-in” to receive e-invitation.
  • Go to UCLA Extension Destiny login.
  • Graduation e-invitations are sent.
  • Tickets are available for purchase at the UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO) via link in e-invitation.
  • Graduation Day is Friday, June 22, 2018!
  • PRINT and BRING tickets to the ceremony at Royce Hall, UCLA Campus.
  • Tickets are required for Graduates and Guests.
  • Graduates ARE separated from Guests.
  • Graduates enter Royce Hall via a separate entrance.  IMPORTANT: Graduates enter Royce Hall near the Will Call window, between 3:30-4 pm.
  • Guests gather in Royce/Powell Quad.
  • Royce Hall Doors open at 4:00 pm and guests are seated.
  • Ceremony begins at 4:30 pm – Graduates/Students Procession into Royce Hall.
  • Certificates ARE NOT handed out at Graduation Ceremony.
  • Graduates DO NOT walk across the stage.  Graduates are asked to “Stand and be Acknowledged” as Certificates are announced.