Class of 2022 Commencement

May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022
8:30 a.m. | Main Commencement Ceremony at Alumni Memorial Park
11:00 a.m. | USC Kaufman Graduate Reception at Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center Courtyard (for graduates and invited guests)
2:00 p.m. | USC Kaufman Satellite Ceremony at Founders Park

The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance Class of 2022 will graduate on Friday, May 13. Founded in 2012, USC Kaufman is one of six art schools at the University of Southern California and, at the time of its founding, was the university’s first new school in nearly 40 years. Learn more about USC Kaufman’s commencement speaker, Nigel Lythgoe.

No tickets required for the main commencement ceremony or satellite ceremony. Seating is first come, first served. Parking is extremely limited. Due to large crowds, USC parking structures will likely fill up prior to the main commencement ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Ride-share services strongly encouraged.

Please visit for information about the main commencement ceremony. Questions about the Main Ceremony can be directed to Questions about the USC Kaufman Reception or Satellite Ceremony can be directed to

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All attendees must conduct a self-health screening prior to attending these events. If attendees have any symptoms or are currently in isolation/quarantine due to a recent infection or exposure, they may not attend. While masks are not required for this event, we ask that attendees, vaccinated or unvaccinated, consider wearing them for their own protection and the protection of others. Please note that protocols are subject to change. Thank you for your cooperation.

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