Commencement Information

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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 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 20-22, 2016.

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:

Step 1-Apply for graduation through Academic Evaluations.

Step 2-Register to participate in Commencement Ceremony

(Registration will open March 1st and will close April 30th)

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 #Chico2015 and share your Commencement experience on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn!

Click here for our new video, #DearMe: Chico State Class of 2015 Reflects

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Important Dates

April 1

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

Friday Stadium Sold Out

5/5/2015: Stadium Tickets for BSS & ECC Commencement on Friday are sold out. Tickets are still available for the Friday Simulcast in PAC 144.