February 1 – April 21: Pre-order your cap and gown for GSM special delivery
On the gown rental site, you will first choose your degree. Please note that there are 3 MBA options for the 3 geographic program locations as well as MPAc. Please choose your program carefully so that your gown will be delivered to the appropriate location.
The deadline to order your grad pack is April 21. Orders placed after this date may incur additional fees.
Early-bird rental cost is $35 and includes the cap, gown, and tassel. Prices increase as the season progresses.
February 1 – April 21: Get your Personalized Invitations!
Personalized commencement invitations are available for purchase at the UC Davis Bookstore.
April 18: Student Speaker Selection
Deadline to submit your student commencement speaker choice to Student Services. The MPAc cohort will decide as a group which one of them will be the speaker.
April 23: Commencement Participation Registration Deadline for all Participants
Any student graduating in 2014 who wishes to participate in the June Commencement ceremony needs to sign up here. This registration will guarantee 6 tickets for your Commencement guests.
If you would like to request additional tickets beyond 6, please stay tuned – that information is forthcoming.
If you missed the April 23 deadline and wish to participate, contact Holly Bishop-Green by email.
June 13, 12N – 2pm: New Alumni Welcome, UC Davis Campus
Complimentary luncheon welcoming 2014 graduates into the GSM Alumni Association.
This event is for graduates, faculty, and GSMAA Board Members only. Graduates’ family members are welcome to join us at the reception following the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday
This event is a great opportunity to meet fellow graduates from all four programs.
Reservations are required to attend. You will receive an invitation for this event.
June 13: Rehearsal 2pm, Mondavi Center
Attendance is strongly encouraged
Academic dress and graduation regalia is not necessary at rehearsal
Hooders (the person who you ask to place your hood over your head at the ceremony) do not need to be present at rehearsal
Be prepared to return keys, employment survey or access cards, and alumni survey
The Office of Student Services will be closed from 10am-5pm for rehearsal and set-up
June 14: Commencement Day Schedule–Get there on time!
Pictures will be taken on time! Candidates arriving late will not be accommodated.
7:30 AM: Arrive at Jackson Hall for photos 7:45 AM: Enter through back door for pictures. Only candidates will be admitted through the back door. Pictures will be taken from 7:45-9:00 AM. All guests must enter at 9:00 AM when tickets are taken at the front door 9:00 AM: Mondavi doors open for guests. Guests are not allowed inside until doors open. It is strongly recommended that graduates drive separately from their guests if arriving early for pictures 9:15 AM: Candidates will assemble, in academic dress, in the Studio. Fill out Hooder cards and photo cards 9:30 AM: Doors to Jackson Hall open 10:00 AM: Commencement Ceremony begins 12:00 N: Reception with light refreshments will take place in the Vanderhoef Theatre, Mondavi Center. Graduates and their guests attend the reception for a short time prior to departing for family parties or lunch reservations.
Contact the Office of Academic and Student Services, (530) 752-7658.
GradImages® is the official photographer for Commencement. Proofs will be available by clicking here. Simply enter your Last Name and select 2014 from the dropdown menu.Once you see your name, click on the link to view your photos. Pictures may be ordered online, by phone, or by mail. If you have any questions please contact Customer Service at 800-261-2576 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diploma is available 18 - 20 weeks after the end of the quarter in which you completed your degree requirements.
Diplomas are disbursed only through the Office of the University Registrar (not the GSM). You must request that your diploma be mailed by completing a Diploma Mailing Form and submitting directly to the Office of the University Registrar (either scan and email or, if you prefer, it can be picked up in person at 12 Mrak Hall.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.
At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.
U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.
Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
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