CHI/LAT GRAD FAQ'S

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • Who can participate in CHI/LAT Graduation?
  • Anyone who has already graduated in Fall 2023 & Winter 2024, and all students who intend to graduate Spring 2024 and Summer 2024.
  • Can I resubmit my participation registration form?
  • If you would like to make any changes to your responses please email El Centro, at cclass@ucdavis.edu.
  • What if I don't know If I will be graduating until Spring Quarter 2024?
  • Please still register for CHI/LAT Graduation as “Maybe” and we will reach out to confirm your participation after the April 5th deadline.
  • How much does it cost to participate in CHI/LAT Graduation?
  • The cost will depend on number of participants, amount of money fundraised, and entertainment expenses. This year the participation fee is $20.00 which includes graduation stole and guest tickets. 
  • How many tickets am I able to receive for CHI/LAT Graduation?
  • Each registered participant will be able to receive 6 tickets. You will receive two (2) emails from the UC Davis Ticket Office (aggietickets@ucdavis.edu). One will be the confirmation of your order, and the second will be the link to your tickets. Once you click the link, you will be able to add your tickets to your Apple or Google Wallet OR you can download the PDF version and print your tickets out on a 8.5x11" sheet of paper (one-sided). If you have any questions in regards to how to access your tickets, please contact the UC Davis Ticket Office at aggietickets@ucdavis.edu or (530) 752-2471.
  • Will I be able to receive any extra tickets?
  • We will have more updates on extra tickets after all the guest tickets have been distributed. The ticket form was sent out to the Ticket Office on May 17th. We hope to have more updates the week of June 3rd. 
  • Am I able to participate in multiple graduations if so, is there overlap? 
  • Yes - CHI/LAT Graduation is completely separate from campus commencement. You can participate in one or the other, or you may also choose to participate in both. If you register to participate in both, please be aware that CHI/LAT graduation overlaps with the first campus commencement happening Friday, June 14th so please select a different campus commencement ceremony from the options available on Saturday or Sunday.  
  • Will the ceremony be in Spanish?
  • Yes, this will be a bilingual ceremony and it will be in both English and Spanish. 
  • Where can I pay to participate?
  • Students will pay through an online store that will open up April 15th - May 15th. Please check your email for more information. 
  • What happens if I submit my registration but I don’t pay?
  • If you do not pay your participation fee you will be dropped from the list of participants. 
  • If I need to cancel my participation what should I do? Would I get a refund? What is the deadline to cancel? 
  • Please email El Centro at class@ucdavis.edu to submit your cancellation request at your earliest convenience. Unfortunately we are not able to process any refunds, the deadline to cancel your participation is Friday May 3rd. 
  • I'm a faculty member/administrative staff member participating in the ceremony. What do I need to know?
  • Please contact Roxanne Flores at rxnflores@ucdavis.edu for information to participate in the stage party or to volunteer. There will be a call for stage party participants and volunteers by the end of April. 
  • Are children able to attend?
  • Tickets are not required for children ages 2 and under. Age determination is handled by ticket-takers and security.
  • Will graduates have the opportunity to walk across the stage with someone of their choosing?
  • Unfortunately no. Due to the capacity limit of our venue and the large number of participants this year we cannot allow for guests to walk with graduates across the stage. 
  • What if a guest can’t attend the in-person event? Will it be Livestream?
  • Unfortunately the event will not be livestreamed. There will be a recording available after the event. Please check back on our website after the event to access the recording. 
  • What accommodations are available for guests with limited mobility?
  • Please email Roxanne Flores at your earliest convenience at rxnflores@ucdavis.edu to provide details regarding the accommodation request. Please be aware that if you submit any accommodation requests after Friday May 17th we cannot guarantee that we will be able to provide the requested accommodations. The day of the event, we will have volunteers at the guest entrance with a list of names of guests who need accommodations. They will guide guests to designated seats. 
  • How do we know if we registered for the CHI/LAT Graduation Celebration? Will we receive a confirmation email?
  • On April 8th, all registered folx were added to the "chilat listserv" and you should have recieved an email confirmation. This means that you have officially registered to participate. We will provide additional information via this listserv after April 12th.