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MCS Diploma Ceremony

May 2 2017

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Announcements, Students

Graduates and their family and friends are cordially invited to the Mathematical & Computational Science Program's diploma ceremony following the University's ceremony. The diploma ceremony is a joint ceremony with the Mathematics and Statistics departments.

Sunday, June 18
12:30 - 1:30pm

General Information

Location
The diploma ceremony will take place in the oak grove between Sequoia Hall and Sloan Hall (Math Corner).

Time
Graduates and guests generally arrive from the main ceremony at 11:45am. Everyone should be seated by 12:15pm. The ceremony will begin at 12:30pm and lasts until approximately 1:30pm.

Seating and Ticket Information
Tickets are not required, and there is no reserved seating for guests. There will be plenty of seating, however, guests may wish to arrive early for best seat selection. The majority of seating is in the shade.

Wheelchair Seating, Accessibility, and Other Services
Information about disability accommodations and special requests for Commencement weekend can be found at https://commencement.stanford.edu/disability-resources

Your graduate can request accessible seating through our RSVP link.

For Graduates

Attendance
All graduates (autumn, winter, spring) and "walks" (summer) must complete our webform regardless of whether you intend to participate in the Diploma Ceremony.

Students must do so by Monday, June 1 using the webform below (including autumn, winter and summer graduates).

RSVP/webform

 

For Guests

Location
The department ceremony will take place in the oak grove between Sequoia Hall and Sloan Hall (map link) where Lomita Mall meets Serra Mall.

Time
Graduates and guests generally arrive from the University's ceremony at 11:45am. Everyone should be seated by 12:15pm. The ceremony will begin at 12:30pm

General Seating and Ticket Information
Tickets are not required, and there is no reserved seating for your guests; We will have plenty of seating for your guests, however, they may wish to arrive early for best seat selection. The majority of seating is in the shade.

Photography
There will be no professional photography at the event, but there will be a photography area to the left of the stage. We politely ask that you leave the photography area once your graduate has walked across the stage so that other guests may have the opportunity to take photos.

Food
We highly recommend eating prior to the University ceremony and also bringing snacks to eat throughout the morning. The department will provide light refreshments after the diploma and awards ceremony, approximately 1:40pm. In the interest of being fair, guests will not be served prior to the closing of the ceremony.

Wheelchair Seating, Accessibility, and Other Services
There will be a marked section of chairs for guests with wheelchairs and their families to sit. Upon arrival, please have your graduate check-in with their student services officer, Susie Ementon or Caroline Gates. Information about disability accommodations and special requests for Commencement weekend can be found at: https://commencement.stanford.edu/disability-resources. Please plan accordingly.

Additional commencement weekend details: https://commencement.stanford.edu/info/parents

Restrooms
Sequoia Hall will be open from 11:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday.

Parking
Parking for the main Commencement ceremony is available in the parking lots surrounding the Stadium. https://commencement.stanford.edu/plan-your-visit/parking. Please note that some lots require a permit. Parking for guests with state-issued or temporary disabled parking permits is available in the Varsity Lot.

We recommend leaving your car near the stadium and walking to the department ceremony. Sequoia Hall and Sloan Hall (map link)

 

Additional information for graduates and their families attending the ceremony at the stadium:

https://commencement.stanford.edu/info/students/instructions-seniors