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UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Commencement

Welcome to the 2022 UCLA Fielding Commencement Ceremony Page!

To view and download photos from the 2022 UCLA Fielding Commencement Ceremony, click here.

Commencement Speaker | Dr. Muntu Davis

Dr. Muntu Davis, the county health officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), delivered the 2022 commencement address for the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 10. In his role as the county health officer, Davis serves as the medical expert for all public health matters, including COVID-19, at the LACDPH. For more information about Dr. Davis' work, please visit this page.

The commencement ceremony can be viewed live on this page and the UCLA Fielding School's YouTube channel. For more information about how to watch the livestream of the ceremony on the school's website or on our social media channels, please scroll down to the section of this page marked Livestream.


Please click on the menu items below for more information about this year’s commencement celebration: 

Commencement Program


Click on the program or visit this link
to view our 2022 commencement program.


FSPH Graduate Instructions


Pre-Ceremony Check-in (4:00pm): Lobby on west side of Royce Hall Auditorium. (Not the front lobby, but to the left, as you are facing the auditorium entrance).

  • Check in with your department student affairs officer or representative and pick up the RSVP card. Check for accuracy.
  • Line up for processional.
  • Staff will provide final instructions just prior to the beginning of the processional regarding entering the auditorium, going up onto the stage, and exiting the auditorium once the ceremony is completed.
  • Please leave your belongings with your family and friends after you check-in.


Additional Information for Doctoral Candidates | Policy for Participation in Commencement

If you are a doctoral student completing your degree and intending to participate in the Spring, 2022 Fielding School of Public Health Commencement, please note the following policy and plan accordingly. The following policy is in alignment with the Graduate Division’s policy on participation in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.

All doctoral students wishing to participate in the June 2022 Commencement and have their name listed in the commencement program MUST have filed and all committee members must have approved by May 30, 2022.

If a doctoral student files their dissertation after May 30, 2022 but before June 10, 2022, he or she can participate in the commencement ceremony but will not be guaranteed tickets for guests and WILL NOT have their name listed in the commencement program.

If you are planning to file in the Spring Quarter, you MUST submit a copy of the “E-mail Dissertation Submission Completion Confirmation” from Graduate Division to Arlecia Powell-Halley,, in the Office of Student Services BEFORE you will be eligible for your tickets.

Please contact Arlecia Powell-Halley at 310-825-5271 or if you have any questions.

Information about the UCLA Doctoral Hooding Ceremony can be found here.


The ceremony will be livestreamed on this page of the FSPH website, as well as on:





Caps and Gowns

Wearing a cap and gown is required for participation in the Commencement Ceremony processional. If you have not already reserved your academic apparel and wish to rent it, you may do so at Graduation Etc, (A-Level, Ackerman Union), or via their website. Once you login, select Master’s Cap, Gown, Hood and Tassel. Choose Public Health MPH hood (Salmon color); PHD hood (Blue); or MS hood is gold/black tassel. For best service and sizing, please place your order early. Should you need further information about renting caps and gowns, call 310-825-2587.

Conferring of Degrees 


Diplomas are produced by the UCLA Office of the Registrar. The name that is reflected in your official university record (not a student's preferred name) will appear on your diploma. If you would like a different name to appear on your diploma, please complete the Name Change or Correction form and return it to 1113 Murphy Hall no later than the last day in your degree-expected term in order to be reflected on your diploma.

The Registrar’s office will mail out diploma information approximately six weeks at the end of your degree term (winter graduates will receive their information in June; spring graduates will receive their information in August). If you would like your diploma mailed to you, download and print out this form. Fill in the required information and send it to the address on the form, along with your choice of payment options.

For additional information, call (310) 825-2754 or (310) 825-8883. To change your address, log into MyUCLA, go to Settings > My Contact Information and make the address updates.