Commencement 2024

Commencement 2024 Announcement

5月20日 & 21, 2024
Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall
Downtown Los Angeles


Until Cal State LA's 2024 Commencement ceremonies begin



毕业 vs Commencement

Graduating from the University and participating in Commencement are two different things. 毕业 is when the student has officially and successfully completed all their degree requirements. Commencement is the ceremony in which degrees are conferred and celebrates the achievement of the students who have graduated or will soon graduate during the academic year.

To officially graduate from Cal State LA, students must satisfy all University, 大学, and departmental requirements for a specific bachelor’s, 硕士, or doctoral degree.

毕业 is managed and coordinated by the 毕业 Office. The 毕业 Office evaluates graduation applications and other educational records, including graduating with honors, for the purpose of awarding degrees.

Diplomas are mailed to the students by the 毕业 Office once their final grades have been verified after their graduation term.

For more information on how to apply to graduate, please visit the Apply for your Degree website of the 毕业 Office.

Commencement at Cal State LA takes place annually at the end of the spring semester. For the academic year 2023-2024, students can graduate at the end of fall 2023, winter 2024, spring 2024, or summer 2024, but Commencement only takes place at the end of May.

Commencement is produced and managed by the Commencement Office (University Events and Protocol). The office facilitates and coordinates the Commencement ceremonies and activities.

Participating in Commencement is optional and not mandatory. If a student chooses to not participate, it does not affect their eligibility to graduate from the University. 除了, participation in Commencement does not automatically mean that the student has graduated. Commencement is a separate process from graduating. When a student confirms participation in Commencement, Cal State LA will reserve a seat for the student at the ceremony and provide a select number of guest tickets.

For more information, please visit the Details for Graduating 学生 section.

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All information, including dates and activities, are subject to change.
Updated: April 24, 2024

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Commencement will be photographed and/or recorded. By attending the ceremonies, you agree and grant irrevocable permission to have your likeness, 图像, 的声音, and appearance photographed and recorded for any University business-related purpose and that the CSU owns the 图像s and all rights related to them. The 图像s may be used in any manner or media without notifying you, such as university-sponsored websites, publications, 促销活动, 广播, advertisements, posters and theater slides, as well as for non-university uses. You waive any right to inspect or approve the finished 图像s or any printed or electronic matter that may be used with them.