Department of Economics Commencement 2019

The UCLA Department of Economics Commencement for the 2018-2019 year took place on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. in Pauley Pavilion.

For a comprehensive list of FAQs for the Economics Commencement, click HERE

Below is information regarding the Department of Economics Commencement 2019.

Graduates should arrive at the UCLA Tennis Center for line-up at 5:00 P.M. Graduates should line-up with whomever they wish to sit next to. Each graduate needs a Name Card to enter Pauley Pavilion.

In order to pick up a Name Card prior to June 15, each student should complete the First Destination Survey online no later than Tuesday, June 11 at 5:00 P.M.

This survey can be accessed at  

Graduates can pick up a Name Card in 2263 Bunche Hall through Wednesday, June 12, at 4:00 P.M.

Graduates can submit Ticket Orders for this event to the Econ Undergrad Office via the MyUCLA Message Center until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 12.

You will be able to pick up your tickets at the UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO).  Please contact CTO for more information.

Pauley Pavilion will open to guests at 5:00 P.M. Although there is plenty of seating, seat selection is on a first-come, first-served basis. Each guest needs a ticket to enter Pauley Pavilion.

All instructions about the Economics Commencement are sent to students via the Economics Counseling Listserv. Students should add themselves to this listserv in order to receive all Commencement emails.

If students have any questions about the Department of Economics Commencement, please contact the Economics undergraduate counselors via the MyUCLA Message Center.

Students may also visit the Undergraduate Counseling Office in 2263 Bunche Hall.

Information about the College Commencement can be found at

For a degree and graduation checklist, please review the information posted here.


Keynote Speaker – Lloyd Greif ’77, President & CEO, Greif & Co.

Lloyd Greif is an internationally recognized authority in the field of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance.  He founded Greif & Co., the entrepreneur’s investment bank, in 1992. Previously he was Vice Chairman of Sutro & Co., where he was head of the investment banking division and a member of the five-person Management Committee that ran the firm.  He has served on many philanthropic boards and his service to the city of Los Angeles includes being past chair of the Los Angeles Business Tax Advisory Committee.

View Commencement Speech by Lloyd Greif