Commencement 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Main USC Ceremony
Students line up: 8 a.m., column B (see map)

Processional: 8:30 a.m.
Ceremony: 9:00 a.m.

Degree candidates line up for the main ceremony at 8:00 a.m. at column B (see map on the USC Commencement Web site). The processional will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the ceremony starting at 9:00 a.m. After the main ceremony is over, please head directly to McCarthy Quad or Argue Plaza — depending on your major. The flag/banner bearer will lead you into the tent and to your seats.




School of Communication Satellite Commencement Ceremony
Arrive no later than 10:30 a.m.

Ceremony: 10:45 a.m.

Location: McCarthy Quad (map)


Reception Follows

Speaker: T Bone Burnett (Musician, Producer)

The Communication Satellite Ceremony, honoring candidates for bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in Communication, Communication Management, Global Communication and Public Diplomacy, will begin at 10:45 a.m. in McCarthy Quad (grassy area between Leavey, Doheny and PSX).

Report to McCarthy Quad immediately after the main ceremony is over.

If you are not attending the main ceremony, please arrive at McCarthy Quad no later than 10:15 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis beginning at 9:00 a.m. Seats cannot be saved after 10:30 a.m. — all unoccupied seats must be released for other guests at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be under a tent, so you and your guests will be out of the sun. The ceremony will end around 12:45 p.m. Immediately following, there will be a reception for you and your guests.




School of Journalism Satellite Commencement Ceremony
Arrive no later than 10:30 a.m.

Ceremony: 10:45 a.m.

Location: John Argue Plaza (map)

Reception Follows

Speaker: Bill Davis (President, Southern California Public Radio)

The Journalism Satellite Ceremony, honoring candidates for bachelor's and master's degrees in Journalism and Public Relations, will begin at 10:45 a.m. in Argue Plaza (grassy area between Pardee Tower and Alumni House).

Report to Argue Plaza immediately after the main ceremony is over.

If you are not attending the main ceremony, please arrive at Argue Plaza no later than 10:15 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis beginning at 9:00 a.m. Seats cannot be saved after 10:30 a.m. — all unoccupied seats must be released for other guests at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be under a tent, so you and your guests will be out of the sun. The ceremony will end around 12:45 p.m. Immediately following, there will be a reception for you and your guests.