• Cal State L.A. Commencement
  • Cal State L.A. Commencement
  • Cal State L.A. Commencement

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2016! The Cal State LA Commencement ceremonies are in June 2016. Please visit the website often for additional information provided in the tabs to the left. If you missed this year's Grad Fair, you can still get your guest tickets and purchase your regalia. For tickets, please click on the Tickets tab. For regalia, please click the Cap and Gown/Merchandise tab.

Commencement Schedule
University Athletics Stadium
at the Billie Jean King Sports Complex
Thursday, June 9, 2016  
3 p.m.          College of Health and Human Services (Graduate) and
                    College of Natural and Social Sciences (Graduate)
Speaker: Michael Antonovich '63, '68, President, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor
Friday, June 10, 2016
8 a.m.          College of Business and Economics (Graduate and Undergraduate)
          Speaker: Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
1 p.m.          College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (Graduate and Undergraduate)
Speaker: Angela Tjia Sin Wu, 2016 Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
5:30 p.m.     College of Natural and Social Sciences (Undergraduate)
Speaker: George Takei, Actor and Social Justice Activist
Saturday, June 11, 2016
8 a.m.          Charter College of Education (Graduate and Undergraduate)
Speaker: Ofelia Esparza '74, Artist and Educator
11:30 a.m.   College of Arts and Letters (Graduate and Undergraduate)
Speaker: Kent Twitchell '72, Artist
4 p.m.          College of Health and Human Services (Undergraduate)
Speaker: The Honorable Michael Nash, former Los Angeles Superior Court Judge
To watch the ceremonies from the June 2015 Commencement, please visit the Cal State LA YouTube page.  See the Cal State LA Flickr page for 2015 Commencement photo albums.
For degree requirements and eligibility, contact your major department or college.
For graduation applications and diplomas, email the Graduation Office at
If you do not see the information you are looking for on this website regarding Commencement tickets, regalia, and event details, email