CSU, Chico Commencement

Important Dates & Deadlines

Update: 2/11/2021

Information regarding May 2021 Commencement ceremonies is coming soon. Announcements about how the ceremonies will be held (in-person or virtual), registration, and cap and gown rentals will be emailed to students and posted to the Commencement website. Thank you for your patience as we work with our University and county partners to navigate another unusual year.

MASTER'S CANDIDATES, PLEASE REFER TO THE OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES

More date and deadline information will be posted to this page at the beginning of 2021

Because of COVID-19 related event restrictions, the University postponed the Class of 2020 Commencement ceremony. There will be a ceremony just for the Class of 2020 in May 2021.

The University has a five-semester window of eligibility for Commencement. Students that have or will complete their degree requirements in summer or fall of 2020 are eligible to participate in either the Class of 2020 or 2021 ceremonies. There will be a separate registration process for each class. Pay attention to upcoming announcements in order to register for the ceremony that you prefer.

Students who complete their degree requirements in the following ceremonies are eligible to participate in the Class of 2020 Ceremony:

  • Summer 2019
  • Fall 2019
  • Spring 2020
  • Summer 2020
  • Fall 2020

Students who complete their degree requirements in the following ceremonies are eligible to participate in the Class of 2021 Ceremony:

  • Summer 2020
  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2021
  • Summer 2021
  • Fall 2021