We look forward to celebrating your achievement at the 2022 Commencement ceremonies. Here is a list of Commencement related activities and events by other University departments. Participation is optional but will require registration. Please make sure to be mindful of deadlines to register if planning to attend any of our campus partner events.
The Cal State LA Alumni Association invites you to participate in their virtual Grad Fair. Come and learn about Grad Packs, regalia (caps and gowns), commencement portraits, connect with vendors for other commencement needs, and learn about the Alumni Association. To accommodate students' schedules, they are having 2 days of the virtual event. You may register for one or both days depending on your needs.
April 12 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. PST
April 13 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. PST
For more information regarding Grad Fair including how to register for the event, and purchase your Grad Pack, please visit the Alumni Association Grad Fair webpage.
For questions about Grad Fair, please contact the Cal State LA Alumni Association at [email protected] or call (323) 343-2586.
CULTURAL GRADUATE CELEBRATIONS
The Cross Cultural Centers invite all graduating students for 2022 to celebrate the cultural influences and traditions that have contributed to their academic success. The Cultural Graduate Celebrations are great opportunities to acknowledge your academic achievement, honor your families, communities, and other significant peoples in your lives. Participation is open to all students who register.
Pride Graduate Celebration
Friday, May 20, 2022 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. PST
Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Graduate Celebration
Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. PST
Nuestra Graduate Celebration
Sunday, May 22, 2022 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Black Graduate Celebration
Sunday, May 22, 2022 | 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. PST
For more information including registration, please visit the 2022 Cultural Graduate Celebrations webpage.
HONOR CORDS DISTRIBUTION
Graduating candidates obtaining a bachelor's degree, who maintain an outstanding academic record while earning their degree, are accorded special recognition upon graduation and are given honor cords to wear during Commencement. Graduating candidates who are eligible to graduate with honors will be notified. Each academic college will be distributing the honor cords from April 18 until May 20. Please bring your Cal State LA ID or a government-issue photo ID for verification during pick-up.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS
Dean’s Office, Music building, room 228, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. If you have any questions, please email Claudia Chan or call 323-343-4001.
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Dean’s Office, Simpson Tower F124 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday – Friday. If you have any questions, please email Miriam Herrera or call 323-343-2800.
CHARTER COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Charter College of Education’s Office for Student Services, located at King Hall D2078, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have any questions, please email Charter College of Education or call 323-343-4320.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY
Dean’s Office, Engineering & Technology building, room A236, Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Fridays from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. If you have any questions, please email Tricia Trejo or call 323-343-4510.
COLLEGE OF ETHNIC STUDIES
College of Ethnic Studies Convocation Reception on the evening of May 3rd. (Invitation and details are forthcoming.) They can also be picked up starting May 4th at the College of Ethnic Studies Dean’s Office KH-1052 Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. until May 20. If you have any questions, please email Anthony Montero-Camacho or call 323-343-3960.
RONGXIANG XU COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Dean’s Office, Fine Arts building (FA 130) from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays. If you have any questions, please email Claudia Rivas or call 323-343-4602.
COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Dean’s Office, Rosser Hall 223, Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please email Amy Miller or call 323-343-2000.
GRADUATION CORDS FOR MILITARY-CONNECTED STUDENTS
Starting May 2 through May 20, military-connected graduating candidates can come to the Veterans Resource Center, located at King Hall D147, Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Fridays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. to pick up their graduation cord.
For more information, please email the Veterans Resource Center or call (323) 343-5080.
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Updated: May 9, 2022