2017 SPIS Closing Ceremony

2017 SPIS closing ceremony will take place on Friday, September 8th, 2017. Here is a tentative schedule. Please check in August for the final schedule.

Parents (as well as general public) are welcome to attend the SPIS closing ceremony. Parents/guests are advised to follow the information below to better navigate themselves inside the campus and to park their car.
  • Student project demos will be held in B230/240 of the CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) building. Please enter the lobby of the CSE building and take the elevator to go down to basement. The closing ceremony will be held in the auditorium of Atkinson Hall (also called Calit2), which is adjacent to the CSE building.
  • The nearest location for parking is Hopkins Parking Structure. There may be some open spots in Parking Lot 502. Please use the maps to locate parking structures/lots nearest to Atkinson Hall/CSE building. Payment stations are located at each parking lot and structure.
  • Maps:
  • Please go to Visitor parking at UC San Diego for more comprehensive parking information at UC San Diego.


  1. 8:00 - 9:00 AM: Students will set up their presentations in CSE B230/B240
  2. 9:00-11:00 AM: Project presentations, CSE B230 and B240, open to parents and public
  3. 11:15 -12:30 PM: SPIS Closing Ceremony, Atkinson Hall Auditorium
    • Welcome (Mohan Paturi)
    • Speakers
      • Emily Roxwothy, Provost, Warren College
      • Truong Nguyen, Chair, ECE Department
      • Timothy Oh, SPIS student
      • Maria Parga Nina, SPIS student
    • Students will receive certificates from SPIS faculty: 
    • Closing remarks (Mohan Paturi)
  4. 12:30 - 1:30 PM: Light refreshments, Atkinson Hall Auditorium
  5. 1:30- 2 PM: Walk to the residence halls to prepare for departure.