Celebrating students for their academic achievements, while encouraging others to follow in their footsteps toward a brighter future.
On May 1, 2019, the University of California will co-sponsor College Signing Day, a national celebration of students boldly choosing college. Held in partnership with Reach Higher, the college access initiative launched by former first lady Michelle Obama during her time at the White House, College Signing Day honors students for taking charge of their futures by pursuing education past high school — whether at a community college, a military institution, a four-year college or university, or a professional training program.
May 1, 2019
Pauley Pavilion, UCLA
Celebrating California Students
Low-income, first-generation and underrepresented backgrounds, will attend.
Tune into the livestream and follow along at #CollegeSigningDay on social media.
Michelle Obama Keynote
The day will feature a keynote by Mrs. Obama along with celebrities, athletes and other performers.
Students and schools will be invited to celebrations at all of UC’s other undergraduate campuses.
Cal hosts high school students for a rally to celebrate their life after high school with speakers and resources on navigating college life.
Sacramento and Northern California area students will join hip-hop performers and spoken word artists for hip-hop inspired critical literacy workshops and experiential stations. Students can pledge their commitment to college along with a VIP celebration for the Class of 2019!
Student performers and a spirit squad joins special guests in a celebration for college-bound students from underserved schools around Orange County.
Contact: UCI Center for Educational Partnerships, 949-824-7482
UC Merced welcomes Central Valley students for a rally, resource fair, and lunch.
UC Riverside and educational leaders will celebrate college-bound scholars and their decision to pursue higher education and to achieve their educational hopes and dreams.
The campus celebrates college-bound high school and transfer students with a block party and program featuring entertainers, student performers, speakers and a resource fair.
Local students will have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and staff at the schools where they plan or hope to attend. A rally will feature addresses from student and educational leaders, with awards presented to outstanding scholars.