Graduate Studies

2023 Master’s Commencement Ceremony

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 | 7 p.m. | University Stadium

Congratulations to those students who are nearly finished with their master’s degree. We look forward to celebrating your achievements with you!

Commencement Registration Has Closed


four master's students at commencement

The deadline to register to walk at Commencement has officially closed. Registered students can still access Marching Order to claim guest tickets. More information can be found on the main campus Commencement website.

Dates/Deadlines to Apply to Graduate and Register for the Commencement Ceremony

Please Review Carefully
ActionDeadline Date
Apply to GraduateFriday, February 17, 2023
Update Your Preferred Name for the Printed Commencement Ceremony ProgramFriday, February 17, 2023
Pre-order cap and gown rentals can be picked up from the Wildcat StoreSunday, March 12, 2023
Register for CommencementSunday, April 23, 2023

Didn’t get a chance to pre-order your cap and gown online? Walk-in’s for cap & gown rentals can be made at the Wildcat Bookstore during normal store hours. Contact the Wildcat Store at (530) 898-5223 for their hours during Commencement week.May 8–21, 2023
Digital GradPass will be sent to your Wildcat email address with the subject line as “Here is your GradPass!” The GradPass serves as the graduate’s ticket entry into the stadium and will have the name displayed and announced on the jumbotron.Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Attend the Commencement Ceremony at the University StadiumWednesday, May 17, 2023 | 7 p.m.

More to Come

Feel free to contact us or stop by our office in Student Services Center (SSC) 460 or email if you have any questions or concerns. Additional information can also be found on the campus Commencement page