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Graduation

The Raza Resource Centro is proud to announce their 7th 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 Ph.D. are eligible to participate. 

The Centro will be holding graduation on Friday, June 16, 2023, at 3 PM PST. Students who sign up to participate in the event will receive the graduation sash and program. Students must sign up by Sunday, April 16, 2023, 11:45 pm PST. In addition, the Centro will be highlight graduates via the Instagram account @RRCXiLatGrad.

All questions regarding the event must be directed to Associate Director, Claudia Martinez at claudiamartinez@ucsd.edu

Please note that this event is separate and indepedent from MEChA's Raza Grad. 

Please check out the FAQ page in order to get more information regarding the event.

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Registration: 

Registration will open January 9, 2023. 

Student Speaker: 

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

Cost: 

The event is free of cost for all students and their families. 

Deposit: 

Students will need to provide a $25 fully refundable deposit to secure their participation spot. This deposit will be returned when they check-in to the event on Friday June 16, 2023. Deposits need to be made in person at the Raza Resource Centro or mailed to: 9500 Gilman Dr #0055, La Jolla, CA 92093, postmarked April 17, 2023. 

Parking: 

Parking will be provided free of cost for all families in the Gilman Parking Structure starting at 2:30 pm. Signage will signal the path to Eipsten Family Amphitheater. 

Families are also encouraged to use public transit via the Trolley, with the nearest station being adjacent to the graduation venue. 

Venue:

Eipstein Family Amphitheater 

Accommodations: 

If you or a family member 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. 

Recording of the 2022 Graduation

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Past graduation ceremonies

2021 Xicanx/Latinx Graduation: https://youtu.be/aXJtoGSletU

2020 Xicanx/Latinx Graduation: https://player.vimeo.com/video/421769523 

2019 Xicanx/Latinx Graduation: https://youtu.be/CCoyMb8JChI