Watch the 2016 commencement ceremonies!
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 need to do three things:
Step 1-Apply for graduation through Academic Evaluations.
Step 2-Register to participate in Commencement Ceremony (Registration will close April 30th)
Step 3-Request your Commencement Tickets.
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!
Share Your Commencement Experience
Use #Chico2016 and share your Commencement experience on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn!
Watch last year’s class video, #DearMe: Chico State Class of 2015 Reflects
Stay Connected to the Chico State Alumni Association:
- Commencement Seating Map - to be determined beginning of May, 2016
- Campus Map
- Information on Getting Your Cap & Gown
- Commencement Event Parking (PDF)
- Purchase Your 2016 Grad T-shirt
- GradImages Graduation Portraits
- Graduation Leis & Floral Bouquets
- Special Celebrations
- Grad Guide
- Order your Class Ring!
March 1 - April 30
The online ticketing system will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 1.