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Commencement 2019

This year's Commencement ceremony will be held on Beckman Mall on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

No tickets are required for our Commencement Ceremony. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For a snapshot of the day, the FAQ's may be helpful for your planning.


This is the recording of our live Ustream of the ceremony.

Caltech's 124th Commencement Ceremony was held on Friday, June 15th, at 10:00 a.m. on Beckman Mall, the lawn just south of Beckman Auditorium. We celebrated 579 graduates who earned 227 bachelor's degrees, 161 master's degrees, and 191 Ph.D. degrees, and who will contribute to the Institute's impressive legacy and record of achievement around the world.

Our 2018 speaker was John Lewis, U.S. congressman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement.

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