Commencement

Student information

Congratulations! You’re almost to the finish line after a lot of hard work!

Apply to graduate

Students must apply to graduate by April 4, 2022, to guarantee that their name will be listed in the commencement program. Students must apply to graduate by May 1, 2022, to receive tickets.

Order regalia

Regalia (a cap and gown for undergraduate students or a gown and hood for graduate students) is required for participation in the commencement ceremony and can be ordered through the Herff Jones website. The deadline to order regalia is April 19, 2022.

Attend GradFest

GradFest is a one-stop-shop for graduating seniors. It is the primary distribution point for commencement tickets and parking passes. (This is for spring GradFest only. No tickets will be distributed at fall GradFest.)

At GradFest, students can purchase caps and gowns, order commencement invitations, have graduation portraits taken, and socialize with other graduates. These are just some of the activities a student can take part in on the road to commencement.

Visit the GradFest page to learn more.

COVID-19 Information

CSUMB works to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for all students, staff, faculty, and guests. Please educate yourself on the COVID-19 protocols for event spaces prior to your arrival. Your attendance at campus-sponsored events is your agreement to abide by all COVID-19 protocols. Safety is everyone's responsibility.

Review COVID-19 protocols for attendees

Review COVID-19 self-attestation verbiage

Alumni Association

Take advantage of your free CSUMB Alumni Association membership. Visit the Alumni Association page to learn more.

Pay It Forward

Continue to connect with CSUMB and help other students get to the finish line, learn how your generosity can be put to work.

Contact information

For additional information, please email our commencement staff.