The Top: 18 Memorable UCR Graduation Caps Through the Years

UCR Highlanders express their creativity and personality through their graduation caps at Commencement throughout the years. Here are our favorites!

A dino-mite cap! (2014 CHASS Commencement).

Welcome to The Top!

Each issue, we present a list of UCR staff and faculty favorites — from walking spots to gardens to events.

This week, we are featuring the most memorable mortarboards from past UCR commencement ceremonies. Hopefully, these will get you excited for our  61st commencement, with seven ceremonies spanning four days from Friday, June 12 to Monday, June 15!

If you have a favorite spot you’d like featured or an activity you’d like to share, email lille.bose@ucr.edu.

On the Job (Hunt)

Graduation Caps= Instant Resume! (2014 SoBA Commencement)

Graduation Caps= Instant Resume! (2014 SoBA Commencement)

Graduation is an opportunity to get your name out there! (2010 BCOE Graduation)Photo by: Don Davidson

Graduation is an opportunity to get your name out there! (2010 BCOE Graduation)Photo by: Don Davidson

CHASS 2011 Commencement. Photo by: Peter Phun

CHASS 2011 Commencement. Photo by: Peter Phun

Showcasing Highlander Pride

Whose Side? R’SIDE!

Did you catch the pun on the cap? "Grrr-OWL!" (2014 SoBa Commencement)Photo by: Jasom Pommier

Did you catch the pun on the cap? “Grrr-OWL!” (2014 SoBa Commencement)Photo by: Jasom Pommier

Wanderlusters

2014 CHASS Commencement

2014 CHASS Commencement

… and Explorers

Up, up and away!

Inspired by the Disney Pixar film, "Up." (2014 SoBA Commencement)

Inspired by the Disney Pixar film, “Up.” (2014 SoBA Commencement)

For the Ballers

Slam Dunkin’ Graduation Caps!

Best friends and basketball at the 2014 CNAS Commencement.

Best friends and basketball at the 2014 CNAS Commencement.

I Graduated from SoBA

Let’s get down to business!

Class of 2014 SoBA graduation on June 13.

Class of 2014 SoBA graduation on June 13.

Digging Deep

Jurassic Park…graduation style!

A dino-mite cap! (2014 CHASS Commencement).

A dino-mite cap! (2014 CHASS Commencement).

Making Music

Forte: noun \ˈfȯr-tē\
1. one’s strong point
2. a musical passage performed or marked to be performed loudly

The brilliant double-meaning of the word, "forte." (2014 Commencement)

The brilliant double-meaning of the word, “forte.” (2014 Commencement)

Positively Charged

A Graduation Cap in its Element.

This student wanted to remember the late nights memorizing chemical structures. (2014 CNAS Commencement)

This student wanted to remember the late nights memorizing chemical structures. (2014 CNAS Commencement)

Thank You for Your Service

U.S. Marines: The Brave, The Few, The Proud

2014 SoBA Commencement

2014 SoBA Commencement

Heritage Sighting

2011 SoBA Graduate proudly showcasing her Native American heritage.

2011 SoBA Graduate proudly showcasing her Native American heritage.

Royally Glad to be Graduating

CHASS 2011 Commencement

CHASS 2011 Commencement

It’s Greener on the Other Side

UCR “grows” you as a student.

2014 CHASS Commencement.

2014 CHASS Commencement.

Caps for Dreamers

Keep on dreaming!

Class of 2014 SoBA graduation on June 13.

Class of 2014 SoBA graduation on June 13.

Helping Parents Find You

“[Insert name here] is here.”

2011 SoBA Commencement

2011 SoBA Commencement

For the First-Generation Students

2014 CHASS Commencement

2014 CHASS Commencement

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