Commencement Information

On behalf of the faculty, staff and administration of CSU, Chico, we would like to invite you to join in the celebration of Commencement to be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, 2014. For a complete commencement schedule click here. For a list of majors and colleges click here.

2013 Commencement Photos

The Commencement ceremonies are designed especially for you and your family members to join in the celebration of this momentous event in your lives. We are sure you are all very proud of your accomplishments, and we at the University are proud of you as well. As a graduating senior you will have to do two things:


  • Register to participate in Commencement Ceremony (Registration will open in March 2014)

For information on applying for graduation, you will need to follow the directions on the Evaluations website. Call the Office of Academic Evaluations at 530-898-5957 with any questions.

IMPORTANT: When you apply to graduate, apply for the semester in which your full degree requirements will be completed. This might or might not coincide with the semester in which your participate in the Commencement Ceremonies. Congratulations, and the best of luck to you!

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Additional Information

Share Your Commencement Experience

Use #Chico2014 and share your Commencement experience on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn!
Check out our Senior Send-Off video here!

Commencement Greetings from President Paul J. Zingg

Click here for the president's message.

Important Dates

April 1

The online ticketing system will open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1.