Graduation

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How to Request an Advising Appointment

If you are a senior and are ready to apply for graduation, you must file a Graduation Application with the Graduation Office. Please review your CSU Academic Advisement Report (CAAR) in GET to ensure that you are on track for degree completion. Qualifying seniors must meet the following criteria:

     1. Earn at least 135 quarter units or 90 semester units

     2. Will earn a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 (or higher depending on major option) in each of the following:

  • All college work attempted (includes transferwork)
  • All attempted coursework at Cal State LA
  • General Education Cousres
  • Major Coursework

     3. Completed (or registered to take) the WPE (UNIV 4000) 

     4. Adhere to all general education, major and unversity requirements specific to catalog year

     5. Finish all requirements by end of declared term

The Graduation Application is available in ADM 409 or can be printed directly from the Graduation Office's website. Make sure to complete the application before meeting with an advisor. Once the application has been reviewed and approved by an advisor, take the completed forms to the Cashier's Office by the deadlines listed below:

Graduation Term
Undergraduate Application Deadline
Spring Term
October 15th
Fall Term
March 1st 
Summer Term
February 1st
Winter Intersession
September 1st
 
The Cashier's Office will forward all paid and approved applications to the Graduation Office.
 

You must apply for the term in which you will finish all of your requirements. Only qualifying candidates will participate in commencement.