Commencement General Info

May 2011

Dear Graduate, Family, and Friends:

The faculty and staff of the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and the Interdepartmental Program in Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Physiology annually honor their B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. graduates by hosting a departmental celebration. If you plan to attend the College's Commencement Ceremony, it is scheduled for Friday, June 11, at 5:00 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion.

The schedule for the Integrative Biology and Physiology Department and Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Physiology IDP celebration is:

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2011
Location: Court of Sciences
Refreshments: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Commemorative Photography: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. and one hour following celebration
Celebration: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Again this year, professional commemorative photography services by Bob Knight Photo will be available. There will be two photo areas where you and your family can be photographed. This is an optional opportunity for you. Costs for this service can be discussed with the photographers.

Follow links to:

  1. Graduation Information Sheet (to be returned);
  2. Undergraduate Senior Survey (to be returned, only B.S. graduates).
  3. Information on how to obtain tickets (required to attend the event)

You are required to order tickets and to indicate your participation in whatever commencement event(s) you will attend (College of Letters & Science Ceremony and/or the Integrative Biology and Physiology/MCIP Celebration) at http://my.ucla.edu from April 26 – May 10. Complete information on the College ceremony and ticket ordering is available on the College Commencement site,,

http://www.college.ucla.edu/commencement/tickets.html

Pre-paid Commencement Parking Permits will be available for purchase ($ 10 per permit) from April 26 through June 7 in the lobby of the Parking and Commuter Services Office, 555 Westwood Plaza, from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday; or you may purchase parking at the entrance to the parking structure on the day of the ceremony. Convenient parking for the departmental event is in Lot 2. You may make arrangements for disabled parking by calling 310-825-1501 by June 6. Complete information concerning all campus commencement activities is available at:

http://www.commencement.ucla.edu

Information specific to the College Ceremony is available at:

http://www.college.ucla.edu/commencement/

All graduates must wear academic attire (cap and gown) to participate in the ceremony. Academic attire is available from Graduation, etc. on the A-level of Ackerman Union.

We look forward to meeting your friends and relatives and to seeing you at the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and the Interdepartmental Program in Molecular, Cellular, & Integrative Physiology commencement celebration.

Cordially,

Michael Carr
Graduate Office
Inna Gergel
Undergraduate Office