In Focus: 2012 Commencement Season

April 23, 2012

UCSF Graduates Enter Golden Age of Biomedicine

Members of UCSF's graduating class will enter a "golden age of basic research, disease research and translational medicine," says Marc Tessier-Lavigne, who urged the Class of 2012 to take calculated risks during a recent commencement ceremony. Read more

UCSF Ushers in 2012 Commencement Season

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann on April 24 marked the start of the 2012 commencement season at UCSF with a speech to congratulate the future dentists, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and others. Read more

UCSF Launches $100 Million Education Initiative

UCSF launched a $100 million health sciences education initiative, the first of its kind at the University to ensure that it continues to attract the best, brightest and most diverse students, regardless of their financial circumstances. Read more

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Commencement Ceremony Schedule

  • Friday, May 4: UCSF School of Pharmacy ceremony, Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
  • Monday, May 14: UCSF School of Medicine ceremony, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • Friday, May 18: UCSF Graduate Division ceremony, Robertson Auditorium, William J. Rutter Center, UCSF Mission Bay
  • Tuesday, June 5: UCSF School of Nursing ceremony, Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
  • Friday, June 8: UCSF School of Dentistry ceremony, Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall