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Evolution and Ecology

Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity and Biological Sciences students at Commencement, June 2010.

Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity and Biological Sciences students at Commencement, June 2010.

Source: Meghan Balk

Graduation Checklist and Information

Degree Check

You should be in contact the Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity major advisor, Mary Aften, mpaften@ucdavis.edu, for a check of your major requirements. You and your major advisor will check to see that all major requirements have been or will be completed by your intended graduation quarter.

The website for general graduation information is: http://commencement.ucdavis.edu. Please note that to graduate, a student must file an Application for Graduation with the Office of the University Registrar by the stated deadline – see link below. To participate in the Commencement Ceremony, a student must also register with their college by stated deadlines. These are two separate actions.

1. Filing For Candidacy to Graduate with the Office of the University Registrar

You may file for graduation online at http://registrar.ucdavis.edu/graduation/.

2. Registering to Participate in the CBS Commencement Ceremony

Once you have achieved the appropriate number of units, you may file for participation in the commencement ceremony. You must do so online at the College of Biological Sciences website: http://biosci3.ucdavis.edu/commencement/. Answers to general commencement questions, tickets, and commencement instructions are available at http://commencement.ucdavis.edu/.

Petition to Declare a Minor

If you are interested in completing a minor outside the sciences, speak with Mary Aften, and also with the undergraduate advisor for your minor program to understand all requirements and for planning assistance. Minor program petition forms are available in the respective College offices and/or online at the CBS website.