Commencement 2023

Congratulations, 2023 Graduates!

Welcome to the Pacifica Graduate Institute Commencement Information Page

Saturday, May 27, 2023


Additional details will be announced soon


We would like to take a moment to congratulate all 2023 graduates on the completion of their graduate degree here at Pacifica Graduate Institute. We appreciate the hard work and dedication that you have devoted to your journey here with us. We acknowledge and appreciate all of the patience and steadfastness in each student as we navigated through the uncertainties and challenges of the last few years. May the heart and soul of Pacifica carry through to the next chapter of your life and into the work that you will be doing out in the world.

We look forward to hosting all 2023 graduates, as well as loved ones, on Saturday, May 27, 2023
at the Hilton Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara, CA.

The Hilton Beachfront Resort is located at 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103.

The Commencement Ceremony will begin at 10:30am with a reception immediately following in the courtyard area of the hotel. Graduates are expected to arrive to the hotel between 8:30-9:30am to gown.

Graduates and their guests are responsible for their own lodging during Commencement weekend. There will be no rooms available on the Ladera Lane campus.

Graduates and current students who could be on track to complete all degree requirements by the necessary deadlines for this year’s commencement ceremony can expect to hear from the Registrar’s Office in February regarding Commencement Eligibility Requirements and Deadlines.