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Want to watch the 2013 Winter Commencement LIVE? Click on the photo below to get FREE access to Friday and Saturday’s ceremonies. 

Graduate Commencement begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 13. Undergraduate Commencement begins at 10 a.m. Dec. 14. Both ceremonies are held in the Convocation Center. 

Event broadcasts can be accessed 10 minutes prior to the starting time. Commencement program coming soon!

Commencement Speaker

Dante E. Morelli, Class of 2002, will address graduates at both ceremonies. The doors open at 5 p.m. Dec. 13 and at 8 a.m. Dec. 14. 

Cal U alumnus Dante Morelli earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, summa cum laude, in 2002. While at Cal U he was a student member of the Council of Trustees and president of the Student Association Inc.

Morelli went on to earn a master’s degree in corporate and professional communication at Radford University in Virginia. He accepted a teaching position at Suffolk County Community College in New York, where he was an assistant professor of communication studies.

After four years of teaching, Morelli took two years of leave from his position to pursue a doctorate in communication at Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio. He now has returned to Suffolk, where he remains active in his teaching, department and the college community while nearing the completion of his dissertation for the Ph.D. 

Morelli also is an active member of the California University Alumni Association and is serving his third term on the Board of Directors.

Students lining up during Commencement at Cal U.

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Watch Live

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

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Click below to view the Commencement program, or download a PDF.  

Program cover that links to full program.


Cal U seniors, their families and friends have multiple 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

Social media
Visit the Cal U 2013 Facebook page or follow @CaluPreAlumni for the most up-to-date information. 


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

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Commencement parking is free.