Commencement 2021

Ceremony Livestream

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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.
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.

Graduates celebrate their moment as streamers fly above

Cal State LA graduates celebrate milestone during start of seven-day Commencement

Commencement 2021 kicked off at Cal State LA this week as graduates from the Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 returned to campus for a long-awaited celebration.

Student Success Stories

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

Ceremony Gallery

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Class of 2020 graduate Class of 2021 graduate Class of 2020 CBE graduate Class of 2021 CBE graduate Class of 2020 HHS graduate Class of 2021 HHS graduate


Congratulations, Class of 2021! Download printable signs, digital photo frames and social media graphics to mark this milestone and celebrate your accomplishments.

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.


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. 

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