There are two primary commencement events scheduled for Friday, May 12, 2023– the USC Main Ceremony and the USC Price School Satellite Commencement Ceremony. There are no fees for participating in or attending either ceremony. Graduates only need to rent their regalia, and a class ring, announcements, etc. are optional. For those who cannot attend in-person, both commencement events will be live-broadcast online, and available on-demand for future viewing.
For more information about the USC Main Ceremony, please visit the USC Main Ceremony website and the USC Commencement FAQs page.
For more information about the USC Price School Satellite Commencement Ceremony, please review the FAQs below and visit the informational pages linked below.
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Where can I find information about the USC Main Ceremony?
Can I skip the USC Main Ceremony and only attend the USC Price School Satellite Commencement Ceremony?
What information does the USC Commencement Program include?
What should I do if I want to change my name for how it appears in the USC Commencement Program?
If I have more than one major, how will I be listed?
How long is the USC Price School Satellite Commencement Ceremony?
Do I have to register for the USC Price School Commencement Ceremony?
Is there a separate hooding ceremony for doctoral students?
Who will hood me?
How will my name appear in the USC Price School Satellite Commencement Ceremony Digital Program?
I am a graduate, do I need a ticket?
Do my guests need tickets to attend the USC Price School Satellite Commencement Ceremonies?
How do I ensure accommodation(s) for guests with disabilities?
How do I order my cap and gown?
I’m a graduate, how do I get my hood?
Can I rent or purchase my hood by itself?
Who wears tams?
How do I manage my hood and gown before and during the ceremony?
What color is my hood?
Who is eligible for honor cords?
If I have graduated from another USC school, can I wear my robe from that ceremony?
When should I expect my diploma to arrive and will it arrive with a hardcover?
Is parking complimentary for my guests?
How much time will it take to exit campus after Commencement?
My question was not answered, who do I contact?