Commencement 2021

Return to Campus

Find important information and resources for employees as we begin to return to campus for work, including important dates, details about planning for the fall, frequently asked questions and more.


Christine Devine speaks from the podium to congratulate graduates

FOX 11 anchor and children’s advocate Christine Devine receives honorary doctorate at Cal State LA Commencement

Christine Devine, the award-winning evening news anchor at KTTV FOX 11 in Los Angeles and nationally recognized advocate for children, received an honorary doctorate on Monday during Commencement at Cal State LA.

Prison Graduation Initiative graduates pose in their regalia

First graduates of Cal State LA’s pioneering prison education program will walk the stage at Commencement

Cal State LA’s Prison B.A. Graduation Initiative is the first in-person bachelor’s degree completion program for incarcerated students in California—and the program is transforming lives.

José Quetzal Flores speaks from a podium

L.A. musician and activist José Quetzal Flores receives honorary doctorate at Cal State LA Commencement

José Quetzal Flores, musical artist, activist and founder of the Grammy-winning Los Angeles band Quetzal, received an honorary doctorate on Wednesday during Commencement at Cal State LA.

Ceremony Gallery

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Student Success Stories

Read about the outstanding graduates in Cal State LA’s Class of 2021.


Student Health Tips: Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Cal State LA student Alyssa Wong encourages Golden Eagles to help bring an end to the pandemic by getting a COVID-19 vaccine. The video is part of the Student Health Tips series from WellBeingU, a nationally recognized model for improving the inner and physical well-being of students by providing vital behavioral health services, resources, and basic needs.