2017 Graduation Ceremony Dates
The graduation ceremonies are arranged so that students graduate with their Faculty and programme of study. The provisional allocated date for each individual Faculty will be decided when the application process opens at the end of January 2017.
Please note that the date of the 2016 ceremonies is not an indication of when they will be held in 2017 and you should not book flights, accommodation, etc until you have received confirmation of your specific graduation date.
The Provisional Dates for the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies are:
Tuesday 04 - Thursday 06 July 2017
Tuesday 29 August - Friday 01 September 2017
Monday 04 - Friday 08 September 2017
Students will be able to see the provisional date and time of their ceremony on the online application form when the application process opens at the end of January 2017.
Applying for Tickets for the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies
Applications for tickets for the 2017 UCL Graduation Ceremonies will open in late January/early February 2017.
In order to ensure you receive information regarding graduation and ticket applications, please ensure that your 'contact' email and postal addresses are up-to-date in Portico as these are the addresses we will use to contact you.
When the application process opens we will invite eligible students to apply to attend and at that point inform them of the provisional date and time of their ceremony.
If you are not able to attend
If you wish to defer your attendance to the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies please complete the Defer Request Form by 31 October 2016.
How will I get my degree certificate?
We do not present degree certificates at graduation ceremonies. Your certificate will be posted to you. Please refer to the Your Degree page for more information.
I would still like to have my photograph taken in academic dress, how can I arrange this?
We hold Non-ceremony Photography Sessions once a term where you can have professional photographs taken in academic dress, and with friends and family. Please refer to our photography page for more information.
Update Your Address
Be sure to update your contact mailing address and your email address in Portico. We will use these two addresses to send you information on graduation participation and ticket applications. Please do this well in advance to ensure you do not miss any communications from us! If you are unable to change your address on Portico with your updated details, please contact Student Records at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please make sure your userid and password for Portico are valid. The easiest way to apply for graduation tickets will be via our online application system in Portico.
If you have forgotten your userid or your password has expired please contact the Information Systems Division (ISD) Service Desk who will be able to assist you on +44 (0) 20 7679 5000 or email email@example.com.