University of California, Riverside

Grad Fair


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Grad Fair 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 25, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Thursday, April 26, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Highlander Union Building — Third Floor, Room 302 & 355


What can I do at Grad Fair?

Grad Fair is your one-stop shop for all your Commencement requirements. While at the event, you can:

  • Confirm your intent to participate in Commencement
  • Pick up your Commencement tickets
  • Take your cap & gown photo
  • Purchase your regalia
  • Choose class rings, graduation announcements and diploma frames
  • Join the UCR Alumni Association
How should I prepare for Grad Fair?

Make sure you've already declared your intent to participate in Commencement ceremonies so you can pick up your tickets at Grad Fair. Other that that, no prep is required - just show up! There will be a few photo opportunities including cap and gown photos, so many students come ready to be photographed.

What if I can't attend Grad Fair?

Grad Fair is optional. You can accomplish many of these activities by contacting each vendor. However, this event is the only on-campus opportunity for students to take photos in their cap & gown. If you are unable to pick up your Commencement tickets during Grad Fair, visit the Commencement website for alternative pick-up options.

Where can I get tickets for the Chancellor's Senior Barbecue?

Each year the Chancellor and the Associated Students (ASUCR) co-host the Annual Chancellor's Senior Barbecue to congratulate the graduating seniors on their achievement. This year the event will be on Wednesday, May 24th at Hinderaker Lawn, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets to this FREE event can be pick up at the ACUCR Bear's Den (HUB 105 - across from Scotty's) on the same day as Grad Fair.

If your ticket is not picked up during Grad Fair, they will be available on the day of the event. Get them early and avoid the long line! 

Need More Information?

If your questions were not answered here please call the UCR Alumni Association at (951) 827-2586.