What's Needed to Participate

Each prospective graduate must file for graduation.

  • The Application for Graduation, available in the Office of Admissions and Records or online, should be taken to the Cashier’s Office with the payment of $35.00* during the announced filing periods. Please direct all questions regarding graduation procedures to the Graduation Unit of the Office of Records and Registration.

*Effective for Spring 2015 applications, the graduation processing/diploma fee will be $65.00.

  • If you wish to participate in the spring Commencement Exercises, you must file a Commencement Participation Form with the Office of University Ceremonies and Events no later than April 15, 2015. If the deadline date should fall on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be by 5:00 p.m. on the previous working day.

All undergraduate or graduate students who have earned degrees (B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., M.B.A., M.P.A.) during the 2014 summer session or 2014 fall semester, or who are candidates for degrees in spring or summer 2015 are invited to participate in the 2015 Commencement Exercises. Participation in commencement exercises is a matter of choice and not required to receive your degree.

For additional information about participating in one of the Commencement Ceremonies please contact:

Office of University Ceremonies and Events
Welch Hall A425
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson Ca, 90747

310-243-2666 (Office)
310-516-3836 (Fax)

This website will be continually updated as more information becomes available. For more information, call the Office of University Ceremonies and Events at (310) 243-2666 or email events@csudh.edu.