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

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2016! Please visit the website often for information that will be helpful to you and your guests.

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 D. Antonovich '63, '67, Supervisor, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
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 (RET.), Executive Director, Los Angeles County Office of Child Protection
Graduating candidates are able to reserve guest tickets from May 2nd until June 3rd (5 p.m. Pacific Time). Afterwards, tickets will no longer be guaranteed. The online ticketing system, however, will still be open to view and/or re-print already reserved tickets. Please click on the Tickets tab on the left.
Social Media
We invite you to follow us on social media as we celebrate the 69th Commencement ceremonies. Don’t forget to use the #CalStateLAGrad hashtag when you post or snap your photos and comments.
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