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Please make note of the number to contact for each of the events noted below.  Latina/Latino Studies does not organize Commencement or student organization recognition ceremonies.  If you call the department, we will direct you to the appropriate numbers, which are already listed below.  Thank you!




  • Professional photographers employed by the Event Organizers, and local reporters may be present taking pictures and footage at each event.
  • These images may be used, without further notification, at a later date to market each event, within the following printed materials: brochures, newsletters, marketing material, videos, hoardings, and/or as digital images such as those on the department and college website.
  •  If you have any issues with this, please notify an Event Steward or one of the official photographers at the event.

Upcoming Events/News

Commencement Events for Latina/o Students

Click HERE to find your graduation celebration event!


The faculty and staff of Latina/Latino Studies are not involved in the planning of the above student-led, student-organized events.  You will need to contact each group for specific details on event dates, ticket prices, and dress/attire, etc.






Important Dates for Spring 2017

Students can submit the form to declare the major or minor between January 1 - March 1, 2016.

  • January 23: First Day of Instruction
  • February 10: Last Day to Add/Last Day to Drop
  • February 15: BY 12 PM/NOON Last Day to Submit Graduation Application*
  • May 16: Last Day of Instruction
  • May 18-19, 22-25:  Click here-> Final Exams

* Please complete your graduation application and begin the process of advising and obtaining signatures at least ONE month prior to the deadline.

Our Students in the Community

Roberto Alfaro, Executive Director: H.O.M.E.Y. and Native Graphix

Click here for an article about these students (2009).