Getting Ready for Graduation

All Campus Commencement keynote speaker Muhammad Yunus with soon-to-be graduates.

Commencement weekend kicks off tomorrow with UC San Diego’s All Campus Commencement, which will celebrate the Class of 2016 as one community.  It will be the first time in 16 years that UC San Diego has held a campus-wide ceremony, reviving the time-honored tradition.  Keynote speaker Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of the global microfinance movement, is already on campus meeting with students and other campus members.  All Campus Commencement begins at 10 a.m. tomorrow on RIMAC Field.  Following the ceremony, the colleges and graduate programs will host individual graduation ceremonies where student will walk across stage as their names are read.