Xicanx/Latinx Graduation

Friday, June 14, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Matthew's Quad

The Raza Resource Centro is proud to announce the third annual Xicanx/Latinx Graduation ceremony. The event is intended to highlight the achievement of higher education completion in all degree fields for the latinx student community. Self identified latinx students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Sciences, Master of Arts, Master of Sciences, Medicine Doctorate, and PhD are eligible to participate. 

In order to better serve our diverse campus community, M.E.Ch.A. and the Raza Resouce Centro will each independently develop a different graduation ceremony, highlighting different areas of student needs and achievements, and collaborate to ensure a timely transition between ceremonies. M.E.Ch.A. will continue to implement the "M.E.Ch.A. de UCSD Raza Graduation", an event that will highlight graduating students who have made a mark in developing and creating social justice and activist orientated spaces for the campus community.

Sign ups:
Sign ups for the graduation closed on Friday April 5, 2019. 

Student speaker:
Details on auditions for the student speaker position will be emailed to students who confirm participation in the graduation by signing up in the form below and providing the fully refundable deposit. 

Event is free of cost to all studens and their families.

All graduates must confirm their participation by providing a fully refundable $20 cash deposit. Deposits must be submitted to the Raza Resource Centro by Friday April 5, 2019. Deposits will be returned upon check-in the day of the graduation ceremony.  Alternative options are available for students on a case by case basis

Parking will be provided free of cost for all families in the Gilman Parking Structure starting at 2:30 p.m. Signage will signal path to Matthew's Quad.

In order to accomodate to our many guests and their families, the graduation will take place on Matthew's Quad. Please be aware that this is an outside venue and plan accordingly. 

If you require accommodations to fully attend or participate in the event, please contact us at (858) 246-1844.

All participants will receive a graduation sash and a copy of the program during the ceremony. Sashes will not be handed out prior to the event. 


2017 Xicanx/Latinx Graduation: https://youtu.be/nbrugR7Y1VY