College of Business & Economics Graduation Workshops

To apply for graduation, you must attend a Graduation Workshop. Workshop dates and deadlines are listed below.

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Graduation Application Deadlines:

Spring 2020 graduation deadline: October 15, 2020

Summer 2020 graduation deadline: February 1, 2020

Fall 2020 graduation deadline: March 1, 2020

Winter 2020 graduation deadline: September 1, 2020

Workshop Schedule


Requirements for Graduation

Tuesday, October 1, 5 pm Degree planner            Online

Wednesday, October 2, 10 am My planner                  In-Person

Wednesday, October 2, 3 pm My planner                 In-Person

Thursday, October 3, 10 am Degree planner            In-Person

Thursday, October 3, 3 pm Degree planner            In-Person

Friday, October 4, 10 am My planner                  In-Person

Monday, October 7, 3 pm Degree planner            In-Person

Tuesday, October 8, 5 pm Degree planner            Online

Wednesday, October 9, 10 am My planner                  In-Person

Wednesday, October 9, 3 pm My planner                  In-Person

Thursday, October 10, 9 am Degree Planner           Online

Thursday, October 10, 3 pm Degree Planner           In-Person

Friday, October 11, 10 am Both                            In-Person

Monday, October 14, 10 am Both                            In-Person

Monday, October 14, 3 pm Both                            In-Person

Thursday, October 31, 3 pm Both                            In-Person

Tuesday, November 5, 5 pm Degree Planner           Online

Tuesday, November 12, 12 pm Degree Planner           Online

Thursday, November 14, 9 am My Planner                 Online

Thursday, November 14, 1 pm My Planner                 Online

Monday, December 2, 3 pm Degree Planner            Online


Please review your CAAR report (Academic Requirements report) in your GET account to ensure you are on track for spring graduation. To apply for graduation, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Earned at least 135 quarter units or 90-semester units                      
  2. Will earn a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 in each of the following:
  • All college work attempted (includes transfer work)          
  • All courses attempted at Cal State LA             
  • All general education courses             
  • All courses required for major(s)                     
  1. On track to complete all graduation requirements by end of declared term

Review and complete the Graduation Application available at  before attending a workshop. Registration appointments will only be assigned to continuing students (i.e. If you apply for Spring 2020 graduation, you will not receive a Fall 2020 registration appointment.) If you need to change your graduation term, please complete a Request to Change Graduation Term form and submit it directly with the Graduation Office.

*You must apply for the term in which you will finish all your requirements. Do not apply with the intention of taking more classes after you graduate on stage.

Important Commencement Information:

  • If you are applying for Fall 2020, Winter 2020, Spring 2020, or Summer 2020 graduation, you are eligible to walk in the May 2020 commencement ceremony.