Commencement

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Friday, May 15, 2020 - 9:00 am

College of Arts & Humanities
Undergraduate Ceremony

Advertising and Public Relations
Africana Studies
Art
Audio Engineering
Chicana/Chicano Studies
Communications
Digital Media Arts
English
Film, Television and Media
Film, Television and Production
History
Interdisciplinary Studies/PACE
Journalism
Labor Studies
Music
NCRP
Philosophy
Spanish
Special Major
Theatre Arts

College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences
Undergraduate Ceremony

Political Science

College of Health, Human Services & Nursing
Undergraduate Ceremony

Physical Education

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 1:30 pm

College of Business Administration & Public Policy
Undergraduate Ceremony

Applied Studies (CEIE)
Business Administration
Public Administration

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 6:00 pm

College of Health, Human Services & Nursing
Undergraduate Ceremony

Child Development
Clinical Science
Health Science
Human Services
Nursing

Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 9:00 am

College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences
Undergraduate Ceremony

Anthropology
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Computer Technology
Earth Science
Geography
Geology
Information Technology
Mathematics
Psychology
Physics
Quality Assurance (CEIE)

College of Extended & International Education

Quality Assurance

Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 1:30 pm

College of Business Administration & Public Policy
College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences
College of Education
Undergraduate Ceremony

Criminal Justice
Sociology
Liberal Studies

Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 6:00 pm

College of Arts & Humanities
College of Business Administration & Public Policy
College of Education
College of Health, Human Services & Nursing
College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences
College of Extended & International Education
Graduate Ceremony

All ceremonies will take place in the same location:

Dignity Health Sports Park - Tennis Center

All undergraduate or graduate students who have applied to graduate in Fall 2019, Spring 2020, or Summer 2020 are eligible to participate in commencement. Ceremony dates are listed above. Information on how to register will be announced at a later date.

For information on the Alumni Association or where to line up at commencement, everything students need to know can be found here. Reading through this section will help students develop a better understanding of what to expect before, during, and after the ceremony.

Family, friends and loved ones are an important part of the celebration, and it is necessary that they know what to expect on commencement day. Hotel info, directions, and other important information can all be found in the Info for Guests section.

Can't make it to commencement? View the ceremonies live online, or view past ceremonies in the archive.

Contact the Office of University Ceremonies and Events.

Check out the commencement FAQ for answers to the most common questions.


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