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 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2015.

2015 EE Commencement Ceremony Information

Sunday, June 14, 2015


  • 12:00 - 1:00pm: Light lunch (vegetarian options are available), Medical School Dean's Lawn. 
    The Dean's Lawn is located at the corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way, next to the James H. Clark Center.
  • 1:00pm: Students and faculty line-up behind Fairchild Center
  • 1:30pm: Ceremony, Medical School Alumni Lawn
    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).
  • 3:00pm: Reception, Medical School Dean's Lawn 
    The reception immediately follows the ceremony. Please join us for cookies and punch.

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


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 Commencement and EE Commencement 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 to reserve up to 5 seats at the diploma ceremony site, 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.

Please note that the department does not have access to wheelchairs or golf carts, so these will not be provided at the department's diploma ceremony and reception sites.  Guests are responsible for arranging their own transportation in and around the campus.

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