Cal U's 181st Commencement Celebration
Commencement ceremonies are held two times per year, in May and December.
December 2015 candidates MUST APPLY by Friday, September 25, 2015 to participate in the fall commencement ceremonies. Find December 2015 graduation applications online (applications will be available beginning 8/31/15). Summer 2015 graduates are invited to attend the December 2015 commencement ceremony.
Be sure to "save the dates" listed below and keep checking the Commencement Web pages for more details as the semester progresses.
Miss a mailing or email? No worries! Check out the recent correspondence sent to graduating students.
Mailings and Emails:
Grad Pack (mailing to be sent the week of 10/12/15 to students who have applied by 9/25/15 deadline AND indicated that they plan to attend the ceremony):
Prospective December 2015 Graduate Letter
Summer 2015 Graduate Letter
December 2015 Timeline
Second Mailing to Graduates (distributed via EMAIL to students):
Undergraduate Letter (students attending the ceremony only)
Undergraduate Ceremony Instructions and Details (students attending the ceremony only)
Graduate School Letter (students attending the ceremony only)
Graduate School Ceremony Instructions and Details (students attending the ceremony only)
Commencement Checklist (for ALL graduating students)
Parking Map - Undergraduate Ceremony
Parking Map - Graduate Ceremony
Monday, October 26, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
University Bookstore / Natali Student Center
President's Dinner for Graduates
Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Commencement rehearsals held immediately following dinner
Friday, December 11, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Check here for our campus map and directions.
Watch videos of our commencement ceremonies from Fall 2007 through May 2014 here.
Graduating in May 2016? Mark your calendar now for Cal U's 182nd Commencement:
Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Did you know Cal U provides lifelong services at no cost to all alumni? Cal U Career Services is proud to assist our graduates with resources and events for lifelong career connections! Learn now about our valuable Alumni Career Services.
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Parent and Family Portal
Are you a family member of a graduating student?
Visit our Family and Parents section of the Cal U website for timely information, key deadlines, information about services for your student and more.
Check out the Parent & Family Portal Facebook page and share experiences and information with other parents and family members about upcoming commencement-related activities.