CSU, Chico Commencement

Spring 2018 Commencement Schedule:

Wednesday, May 16

  • 5:30 PM Education Credential Ceremony – Laxson Auditorium

Thursday, May 17

(College ceremony assignments will be announced in April)

  • 4:30 PM Masters Ceremony No. 1 – Laxson Auditorium
  • 7:30 PM Masters Ceremony No. 2 – Laxson Auditorium

Friday, May 18

  • 4:30 PM Agriculture Ceremony – Laxson Auditorium
  • 7:00 PM Behavioral and Social Science Ceremony – University Stadium

Saturday, May 19

  • 8:30 AM Natural Sciences and Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management Ceremony – University Stadium
  • 7:00 PM Communication and Education Ceremony – University Stadium

Sunday, May 20

  • 8:30 AM Humanities and Fine Arts and Business Ceremony – University Stadium


Registration for Commencement will begin in March of 2018. Further details about Commencement can be found, as they are announced on this page.

Announcements about special ceremonies are forthcoming.

If you have additional questions about Commencement you may contact University Public Engagement: 530-898-5917 or commencement@csuchico.edu


Additional Information


Honorary Doctorate Recipient Doug Guerrero

Commencement Day Instructions

Stream Commencement 2017

Ongoing Deadlines

March 1–April 30
Register for Commencement

April 4 @ 9 a.m.
Get your tickets online

Final day to get Commencement tickets is April 30th.

May 2 @ 9 a.m.
Request additional commencement tickets

Note: Must Apply & Pay fees by February 10,2017 to have

Your name printed in the 2017 Commencement Program and your name printed on the back of the Grad T-Shirt

Need to order your cap & gown still? 

Contact the Wildcat Book store by
calling (530) 898-5222 

Graduation Ceremony Photos

Graduation Portraits

Draper Photography
Phone: 209-604-1416
Email: draperstudios1@yahoo.com

Spring 2018 Commencement
May 17, 2018 - May 20,2018

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CSU, Chico Commencement