70th Commencement Ceremonies  

May 20, 21, 22, 2017

*Dates are subject to change

    University Athletics Stadium at the Billie Jean King Sports Complex

   photo of Commencement

     Please check back in December for more information regarding ceremony details. 

To be eligible to participate in the Commencement ceremonies in May 2017, all graduating candidates must have met the following requirements:
  • Received a degree from Cal State LA in Fall 2016 (December)
  • On track to complete all graduation requirements by the end of the declared term below AND submitted a Graduation Application with the Cashier’s Office before the following filing periods:

Declared Graduation Term

Undergraduate Degree

Filing Deadline

Graduate Degree

Filing Deadline

Winter Intersession

Preceding September 1, 2016

Preceding September 1, 2016

Spring 2017 Semester

Preceding October 15, 2016

Preceding November 15, 2016

Summer 2017

Preceding February 1, 2017

Preceding February 15, 2017

For more information about filing for graduation, please visit