Commencement Information

Welcome 2015 graduates, family, faculty and friends! Graduates and their guests are welcome to attend both the Stanford University Commencement Ceremony and the EE Diploma Ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2015.

For complete Stanford commencement information, as well as planning instructions for students, parents, and faculty, please visit

2015 EE Commencement Information

Date: Sunday, June 14, 2015  (Please note: Commencement does not fall on Father's Day this year.)


  • Light lunch served:  12:00-1:00pm
  • Ceremony: 1:30-2:30pm (no refreshments will be served during the ceremony except water)
  • Reception: Immediately following the ceremony (cookies and punch will be served)

Tickets: No tickets required. There is also no limit to the number of guests you may bring.

RSVP: No RSVP required.

Location details

Lunch will be served beginning at 12:00pm at the Medical School Dean's Lawn (vegetarian options will be available).  The Dean's Lawn is located at the corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way, next to the James H. Clark Center.

The EE Department Diploma Ceremony will be held at the Medical School Alumni Lawn from 1:30-3:00pm. The Alumni Lawn is located on Campus Drive West, between the James H. Clark Center and the Li Ka Shing Center (around the corner from the Dean's Lawn).


*There is limited parking available close to the ceremony site. Please plan to arrive early and drop off any guests with limited mobility before parking. Parking will be available in the parking structure in front of the Dean’s Lawn (Parking Structure 1, at the corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way). There will also be parking at Parking Structure 2, at the corner of Via Ortega and Panama Street.


The Stanford and EE ceremonies have open seating and tickets are not required. We recommend that you arrive early for the best seats. Seats will be set up at 11:00am, should families choose to arrive early and reserve seating. Please note that personal items should not be left on the seats as no security will be available. The department reserves seats in advance only for guests in wheelchairs or who need special access at the EE ceremony.

Disability Accommodations

If any guests need special accommodations, please contact Amy Duncan at or (650) 723-3194 by May 29, 2015 to make the necessary arrangements. Accommodations for the main Stanford ceremony should be requested by May 22, 2015.

Smoking Guidelines

Smoking is prohibited in outdoor locations where arranged seating (fixed or temporary) is provided for programs or events. Outdoor locations include, but are not limited to, the Main Quadrangle, Stanford Stadium, amphitheaters, and courtyards. 

Questions? Contact Amy Duncan, EE Degree Progress Officer, at or (650) 723-3194.

Related Links for Commencement

Commencement Overview
Applying to Graduate
Ceremony Instructions
Ordering Caps and Gowns