UCLA's main commencement ceremony
Keynote by musician Brad Delson; Dolores Huerta to receive UCLA Medal
UCLA College of Letters and Science commencement ceremony
In addition to the 4,100 graduating students and 9,000 family, friends and guests expected, the ceremony will feature the following speakers:
Brad DelsonThe UCLA alumnus and lead guitarist for the rock band Linkin Park will deliver the 2009 commencement address.Dolores HuertaThe co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America union and president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation will be presented with the UCLA Medal, UCLA's highest honor, and will deliver brief remarks.Homaira HosseiniUCLA's student body president will deliver the student commencement address.
5 p.m., Friday, June 12
UCLA's Pauley Pavilion
Press will be required to check in at the press table located in front of the James West Alumni Center, adjacent to the Central Ticket Office and just east of Pauley Pavilion. (map)
Parking for press vehicles:
Microwave and satellite trucksParking will be available on the access road to Pauley Pavilion and on Charles E. Young Drive West. (From Wilshire Boulevard, head north on Gayley Avenue; make a right on Strathmore Drive and a quick left onto Charles E. Young Drive West.) Curbside parking spaces will be barricaded and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.Other press vehiclesJournalists in passenger vehicles should show valid credentials for courtesy parking in Lots 6 and 8.
Due to space constraints and fire marshal concerns, TV cameras will have the option of utilizing one of two filming locations in Pauley Pavilion, both of which are at least 150 feet from the stage — one on a riser on the floor, the other in an elevated press section. Due to fire marshal restrictions, camera crews will not be permitted to switch locations or roam the floor during the ceremony. Please plan accordingly. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Filming live from Pauley Pavilion will require a cable run of approximately 500 feet, with yellow jackets for protection in all walkways.
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