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Want to watch Commencement LIVE? Click on the photo below to get FREE access to Friday and Saturday’s ceremonies. 

Graduate Commencement begins at 7 p.m. May 17. Undergraudate Commencement begins at 10 a.m. May 18. 

Event broadcasts can be accessed 10 minutes prior to the starting time. View the Commencement program

Commencement Speakers
  • Dr. Deborah Ann Shanley, Class of 1974, will address master’s degree candidates. The dean of the School of Education at Brooklyn College since 1998, Shanley’s work with multiple college and community constituencies earned her a Humanitarian Award from the CUNY Consortium for the Study of Disabilities and the Medgar Evers College Worker Education Program.
  • Mark Camillo, Class of 1976, will address bachelor’s and associate degree candidates. A law enforcement and security professional who specializes in emergency preparedness operations, he is credited with directing the security operations of some of the most critical infrastructures in the world. Students lining up during Commencement at Cal U.

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This year Cal U seniors, their families and friends have three convenient ways to participate in the Class of 2013 Senior Gift Drive. 

Give online
Click here to give online or click "Cal U for Life" on the homepage. 

Give in person
Visit the Kara Alumni House

Visit the Cal U 2013 Facebook page for the most up-to-date information. 

Watch Live

Want to watch friends and family at commencement?  Check out the live streaming broadcast.

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Cal U is easy to reach via major highways and Toll Route 43.

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Commencement parking is free.

Graduate Commencement parking map

Undergraduate Commencement parking map