Events

EVENTS

COMMENCEMENT MERCHANDISE EARLY BIRD EVENT

COMMENCEMENT MERCHANDISE EARLY BIRD EVENT

February 20 and 21, 2019
University Bookstore, 2nd floor
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
The University Bookstore is hosting the Commencement Merchandise Early Bird Event. The event is an opportunity for fall 2018 and winter 2019 graduates only to order and purchase select Commencement merchandise and services.* The following vendors will be at the event:
 
Pride Sash - Custom Sashes
Order during the event and pick up during Grad Fair
 
Balfour Rings
 
CB Announcements
 
Church Hill Classics Frames
 
Questions? Please contact the University Bookstore at (323) 343-2500.
 
* Commencement tickets and regalia will not be available until Grad Fair.

GRAD FAIR

GRAD FAIR

April 10 and 11, 2019
Golden Eagle Ballroom, 3rd floor
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 
For the 18th year, the Alumni Association is hosting Grad Fair, the one-stop shop for graduating students to get everything they need for Commencement. The event is the first opportunity for eligible graduating candidates to get Commencement tickets, purchase cap and gown, have graduation portraits taken or make a future appointment, pre-order Commencement flowers, purchase graduation announcements and class rings, order custom sashes, and much more!
 
Questions about Grad Fair, please contact the Alumni Association at (323) 343-2586 or email alum@calstatela.edu.
 
If you have questions about your eligibility for Commencement, please email commencement@calstatela.edu.
 
If you have questions about your graduation application, please contact the Graduation Office at (323) 343-3890 or email GraduationOffice@calstatela.edu.

CULTURAL GRAD CELEBRATIONS

CULTURAL GRADUATE CELEBRATIONS

These celebrations are great opportunities to acknowledge your academic achievements, honor your families, communities, and other significant people in your lives, and to celebrate the cultural influences that have contributed to your academic success.

Queer Pride Grad Celebration
Thursday, May 16, 2019
6 p.m. — 8 p.m.
University-Student Union, 3rd floor, Los Angeles Room
 
Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Grad Celebration
Saturday, May 18, 2019
1 p.m. — 3 p.m.
University-Student Union, 3rd floor, Los Angeles Room
 
Chicanx Latinx Raza Grad Celebration
Sunday, May 19, 2019
11 a.m. — 1 p.m.
Luckman Fine Arts Complex
 
Black Grad Celebration
Sunday, May 19, 2019
4 p.m. — 6 p.m.
Luckman Fine Arts Complex
 
The celebrations are open to all students, who are graduating, to register to participate. Applications are available from February 1 — April 5 online at www.calstatelausu.org/ccc-cgc. Questions? Please visit the Cross Cultural Centers at the University-Student Union, room 206, or call at (323) 343-5001 for more information.

AFTER COMMENCEMENT GATHERING

AFTER COMMENCEMENT GATHERING

May 20 – 24, 2019
Location: John F. Kennedy Memorial Library East walkway (across from King Hall)
Time: Immediately after each ceremony*
 
After each ceremony*, a reception will follow for one hour. The event will provide an opportunity for the new graduates and their families to take pictures and meet the faculty of their college. 
 
* Subject to change.