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USC Commencement

Celebrating USC’s Graduating Classes of 2020 and 2021.

May 14, 2021 8:00am to May 25, 2021 8:00pm

USC will host commencement ceremonies to confer our graduates' degrees for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Socially distanced ceremonies will take place in a limited capacity. The ceremonies will occur twice a day from May 14 through May 25, and graduates will attend based on their school's designated date or dates. All students need to RSVP, whether they can attend or not. Students will receive an email from Marching Order with the RSVP link or log in to with their USC email address.

Commencement Speaker: Bina Venkataraman

Bina Venkataraman is an American journalist, author and policy expert. She is the editorial page editor at The Boston Globe, formerly serving as Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation for The White House. Venkataraman will deliver the commencement address for USC’s 137th and 138th commencement.  Learn more about this year's speaker.