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MCS, Mathematics, Statistics Diploma Ceremony 2016

Jun 12 2016

Graduates and their family and friends are cordially invited to attend the Diploma and Awards Ceremony for the Department of Statistics and Mathematical and Computational Science on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in the Lomita Grove at 12:30pm with a reception to follow at 1:30pm.

 MCS, Mathematics and Statistics & Data Science Diploma and Awards Ceremony

Sunday, June 12
12:30 - 1:30pm
Math Corner & Lomita Grove
Reception to follow from 1:30 to 3:30pm

Deadline to apply to graduate is April 8thby 5pm

MCS, Statistics, Data Science Diploma and Awards Ceremony Walkthrough Petition

(DO NOT SUBMIT THIS IF YOU ARE CONFERRING YOUR DEGREE EITHER Aut, Wtr, Spr 2015-16)

Minimum Requirements for Eligibility:


  • Undergraduates should have at least 160 units toward graduation and have department/school approval.
  • MA/MS students should have completed at least 36 units and department/school approval.
  • PhD students should have completed their oral defense and have department/school approval.

This is a petition to attend the department Commencement Ceremony on June 12th. This is NOT an application to graduate nor is it a petition to withdraw an application to graduate.

The deadline to submit the department walkthrough petition and have your name on the Ceremony program is June 1st. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Caps and Gowns

  • Online ordering deadline has now passed.
  • Online orders and open-stock will be available from the Bookstore lower level, Friday, June 3rd.

(Limited stock is available at the bookstore the day of graduation.)

General Ceremony Information

Location: The department ceremony will take place right outside of Sequoia Hall in the oak grove between Sequoia Hall and the Sloan Hall (Math Corner)

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 and last until approximately 1:30pm.

Graduates Seating: All graduates will be seated in groups by program/degree in the section directly in front of and to the side of the stage. Upon arrival at the grove, please look for chairs that have a "reserved for graduates" sign on them; there is no assigned seating (e.g., by last name). 

General Seating/Tickets: 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.

Disability-Related Accommodations: Information about disability accommodations and special requests is available at the Commencement web site. 

Cap and Gown: Be sure to pick up your cap and gown at the Stanford Bookstore lower level, textbooks floor; they will be available for pick-up until Commencement.

Reception: The department will provide light refreshments after the diploma and awards ceremony, approximately 1:30pm.

Photography: There will be no professional photography at the event, but there will be area for your family and friends to take photos if they wish.

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

Letters of Invitation for Use by F-1 or J-1 Students
Students are advised to write their own invitation letters along with providing supporting documents. 

University Commencement Ceremony

Questions or concerns should be addressed to the student services administrators in your respective departments.