Virtual Ring Ceremony 2021: June 12, 8PM

Jacobs School of Engineering Class of 2021 Virtual Ring Ceremony

 

June 12, 2021 8PM - 9:15PM PDT

Graduating undergraduate students of the Jacobs School of Engineering are invited to attend the Ring Ceremony. At this virtual event, graduating engineers will recite the graduation oath to express their commitment to upholding standards of ethics, integrity, and quality as practicing engineers and as graduates of the Jacobs School of Engineering. Participants will receive a ring prior to the event to be worn as a symbol of this commitment. The ring is a plain stainless steel silver band engraved on the inside with UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering. The virtual ceremony will include recognition awards, a keynote speaker, the Jacobs School graduation oath, and the presentation of the rings. Family and friends are welcome to tune in!

Graduating engineering students planning to participate in Ring Ceremony should click on the link below and select one of the following tickets:

  1. Platinum Registration ($35), includes participation in Virtual Ring Ceremony and Jacobs School stole
  2. Gold Registration ($25), includes participation in Virtual Ring Ceremony

The registration fee will also cover the supplies for your program, certificate and ring.

*All remaining funds go towards the Student Travel Fund.

The Student Travel Fund was created by the graduating class of 2013 to give back to future students.

**Note that all orders will be shipped at the end of May, with the Ring Ceremony Packages being sent out first. 

 

Ring Ceremony registration has closed for 2021.

If you do not plan to attend the Virtual Ring Ceremony event, you have the opportunity to purchase a Jacobs School of Engineering stole and/or ring through the order form below. You may select one of the following options:

  1. Deluxe Package ($20), includes the Jacobs School of Engineering stole and ring - SOLD OUT
  2. Stole Only ($15), includes Jacobs School of Engineering stole - SOLD OUT
  3. Ring Only ($10), includes Jacobs School of Engineering ring

Note that all orders will be shipped at the end of May, with the Ring Ceremony Packages being sent out first. 

Ring Form

Deadline to Purchase: June 12, 2021, 9AM PDT.

2021 Stoles are SOLD OUT!

Event will be streamed through the Jacobs School of Engineering website, with live and pre-recorded content.

Program:

  • Opening Remarks by Albert ("Al") P. Pisano, Dean of the Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Department Awards for Student Excellence
  • Keynote Address
  • History of the Order of the Ring
  • Recitation of the Oath
  • Presentation of the Rings
  • Recognition of All Registered Participants By Name and Image
  • Closing Remarks by Dean Pisano

Are you interested in being featured during Ring Ceremony 2021? This is an exceptional opportunity for engineering students graduating with their undergraduate degree to share their message of congratulations with the graduating class and their guests. The deadline to submit your video is May 25, 2021  11:59PM PDT. We will then review submissions and select 5 students to be featured at the Virtual Ring Ceremony.

Submit Your Graduation Video 

Submission Deadline Extended to: May 25, 2021, 11:59PM PDT 

  • How much does it cost to register for the Ring Ceremony?
    • Registration to attend the Ring Ceremony is $25. This amount covers your ring and participation in Virtual Ring Ceremony, as well as the supplies and mailing costs for the program, certificate and ring.
    • Note: if you register for Ring Ceremony AND purchase a stole, the total cost will be $35, which is a saving of $5.
       
  • I am a graduate student, can I participate in Ring Ceremony or purchase a ring?
    • Unfortunately, graduate students are not eligible to register for Ring Ceremony. They are also not able to purchase the engineering ring. 
    • This event is for undergraduate engineering students only, since it provides an opportunity for students who are graduating with their engineering degree for the first time to recite the graduation oath and express their commitment to upholding standards of ethics, integrity, and quality as practicing engineers and as graduates of the Jacobs School of Engineering.
       
  • I do not plan to participate in the Ring Ceremony, but would like to purchase a ring.
    • Students who are not planning to participate in the Ring Ceremony can purchase a ring using the Registration Form above. A ring costs $10.
    • Note: if you purchase a ring AND a stole, the total cost will be $20, which is a saving of $5.  Graduating engineering students planning to participate in Ring Ceremony must select either the Platinum ($35) or Gold ($25) Registration.
       
  • How do I figure out my Ring Size?
    • You may go to a local jeweler and obtain your ring size there. If you are unable to visit a jewelry store refer to this tutorial on how to measure your ring size (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjB_r3-AVo0
    • Note that this ring is traditionally worn on the little finger of your dominant hand.
       
  • When do I get my Ring?​​​​​​
    • All items will start to ship at the end of May. Ring Ceremony Packages will be sent out first. 
       
  • What if I need to change my ring size and have already submitted my registration form?​​​​
    • If you would like to change the ring size you provided in the registration form, please login to the Registration Form by Sunday, May 16th to make this change. To confirm please reach out to us at idea@eng.ucsd.edu 
    • If you receive the incorrect ring size in the mail OR would like to exchange sizes, you will be able to make the request through an online form that we will send out AFTER the Ring Ceremony event.
       
  • What will the ring look like?

  • How do I purchase a Jacobs School of Engineering stole?
    • You may purchase a Jacobs School of Engineering stole through the Registration Form provided above. A stole costs $15, which includes the price for the stole and shipping fee.
    • Note: if you purchase a stole AND a ring, the total cost will be $20, which is a saving of $5.
       
  • What does the stole look like? 

    The year 2021 will be on this year’s stole.


     
  • When will I get my stole?
    All items will start to ship at the end of May. Ring Ceremony Packages will be sent out first. 
     
  • Will tracking be made available for my items?
    • Yes, tracking will be available but not automatically sent to students. We will notify students as items start to ship. You may then reply and ask for your tracking number. 
       
  • I completed the form stating I do not want to participate in the Ring Ceremony, but now I do! Can I still participate?
    • If you completed the form stating you only want to purchase a ring and/or stole, and you would now like to attend the Ring Ceremony event, please login to the Registration Form to select either the Platinum ($35) or Gold ($25) Registration.
    • Note: We will not make adjustments to completed purchases. If you paid for a ring and/or stole then decide to participate in Ring Ceremony, you will need to pay the full price of the Platinum or Gold Package.
       
  • I registered for Ring Ceremony and/or purchased a ring/stole but no longer want it. Can I receive a refund?
    Refunds will not be provided for any payment made.
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  • Can I bring guests?
    Family and friends are welcome to tune in!

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Keshav Rungta

NanoEngineering
Leilani Kwe

Computer Science & Engineering
Weiyang (Frank) Wang

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Barry Lawlor

Structural Engineering
Jessica Yeu-Mao Chan

Bioengineering
Almudena Prieto Prieto

 

 

Contact 

IDEA Engineering Student Center
idea@eng.ucsd.edu

General Campus Commencement Information: http://commencement.ucsd.edu/