School of Dramatic Arts Ceremony

USC Main Ceremony

The procession begins at 8:30 a.m., and the ceremony at 9:00 a.m. at Alumni Park. Your assembly and procession section is F.

Dramatic Arts School Ceremony

The Dramatic Arts undergraduate school ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. in Bing Theatre and will last approximately one and a half hours. Graduates are to line up along the side of Bing Theatre, between the theatre and the Annenberg School, in the order assigned during the mandatory rehearsal on May 11, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at Bing Theatre.

Dramatic Arts School Reception

The undergraduate reception begins immediately after the ceremony at Queen’s Courtyard.


Each qualified undergraduate candidate will receive up to four tickets inside Bing Theatre. Undergraduate candidates may select between one and four tickets during the registration process. Tickets will be distributed in late March in the DRC hallway. USC identification is required. Tickets not picked up will be redistributed. Depending on the number of unused tickets, rush tickets may be available at the mandatory rehearsal on May 11, 2017.

Due to limited seating inside Bing Theatre, there will be an adjacent live remote viewing of the USC School of Dramatic Arts ceremony.

Additionally, there will be a live webcast of the School of Dramatic Arts undergraduate ceremony on the School of Dramatic Arts website.


For additional information, please contact the coordinator of this event: Marissa Gonzalez

Additional Information

There is a mandatory rehearsal for all graduates on May 11, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at the Bing Theatre. Immediately following the rehearsal will be an optional pizza party on the rear patio of the theatre. Complimentary Honor Cords will be distributed at the rehearsal to students with a 3.5 GPA in USC coursework determined after the fall semester posting of grades (excludes spring semester grades).