White Coat Ceremony
The David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA hosts the annual White Coat Ceremony, welcoming students into the medical profession.
Video: Full White Coat Ceremony
On September 9, the incoming Class of 2026 received their white coats.
Video: Ceremony Highlights
Event Details: White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2026
Join us in welcoming the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Class of 2026! DGSOM is hosting a White Coat Ceremony for incoming first-year students, welcoming students into the medical profession.
- Date & Time: September 9, 2022 at 3 p.m. PST
- Location: Royce Hall
- Parking: Guests can self-pay and park in Lot 2 (closest to the School of Medicine). Payment options: UCLA Parking ePermit Portal or Park Mobile.
- Tickets: Required for entry. The event is for invited guests of the DGSOM Class of 2026 only. Details have been sent to DGSOM medical students, staff, and faculty. Please reach out to your student or email the Student Affairs Office if you have questions.
- Photos and Videos: Share your photos and videos by tagging @dgsomucla on social or using the hashtag #DGSOMUCLA.
Past White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2024
On Thursday, February 24, 2022, our newest medical students put on their white coats for the first time, officially entering the medical profession. A make-up White Coat Ceremony symbolized the resilience of DGSOM students.