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UCI Commencement

The commencement ceremony is one of the most important moments in a student’s academic career—especially after you have completed one of the most rigorous undergraduate programs on the campus, a BioSci degree. Relive that moment again with the pride that the great achievement deserves. Click the videos below to listen to the Dean, your commencement speaker, and see all of your graduating class members!

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Commencement Videos

56th Annual Commencement

June 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM | Virtual

Commencement Speaker
Angeline Dukes
Founder of Black in Neuro, PhD candidate.

Additional Messages
Kevin aka Brian Baumgartner From the Office
Stanley aka Leslie David Baker From the Office

Watch video above for a re-run of the graduation. Listen to Dean LaFerla, commencement speaker, Wajdie Ahmad, and guest speaker, Dr. Anthony Fauci. You can also watch Dr. Fauci’s message below.

55th Annual Commencement

June 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM | Virtual

Commencement Speaker
Wajdie Ahmad
Biopharma Executive/Entrepreneur

Surprise Speaker
Anthony Fauci, MD
Director, National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases
> View Dr. Fauci’s Message on YouTube

54th Annual Commencement

June 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM | Bren Events Center

Commencement Speaker
Mitchell Brin, M.D. , F.A.A.N., F.A.N.A, F.A.H.S.
Sr. VP Global Drug Development & Chief Scientific Officer
BOTOX ® & Neurotoxins at Allergan, UCI

Mace Marshal
Roderick Seamster, M.D., M.P.H. (B.S. ’82)

53rd Annual Commencement

June 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM | Bren Events Center

Commencement Speaker
John D. Gerace
DiaSorin Molecular

Mace Marshal
Lauren Billings Luhrs, Ph.D. ’03

52nd Annual Commencement

June 18, 2017 at 12:30 PM | Bren Events Center

Commencement Speaker
Elsa Ramon
CBS2/KCAL 9 Anchor

Mace Marshal
M. Marlene Godoy ’76, D.D.S.

51st Annual Commencement

June 14, 2016 at 12:30 PM | Bren Events Center

Commencement Speaker
Greg Louganis ’83
4 Time Olympic Gold Medalist

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