Graduation at CSUB

**The deadline to apply for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 graduation is February 17, 2020**

All students must apply online for graduation. This will initiate the graduation evaluation process. 

Once undergraduate students have completed 84 semester units, a link to apply online for graduation will be available on their myCSUB Student Center. In addition, students will receive an email notification that they may be eligible to apply for graduation. Postbaccalaureate students will receive the same communication once they have completed 15 semester units.

Before applying for graduation, review your academic requirements with your academic advisor. Undergraduate students should confirm that they are within two semesters of completing all remaining graduation requirements. Postbaccalaureate students should confirm that they are within one semester of completing all remaining graduation requirements.

Apply online in 5 easy steps!

  1. Log into myCSUB and view Student Center
  2. Select "Apply for Graduation" from the drop-down menu
  3. Click "Apply for Graduation"
  4. Select the expected term of graduation. Click "Continue"
  5. Verify Graduation Data. Click "Submit Application"

After you have successfully submitted your application, you will be required to pay the application fee of $70 through your myCSUB or in person at the Cashier's window with cash or check. Once the fee is submitted, your application will be reviewed.

For detailed steps: How to Apply Online for Graduation

Graduation, which is is the awarding of a degree, should not be confused with participation in commencement ceremonies. These ceremonies happen before grades are due and all remaining degree requirements can be verified. Click on Commencement Information to find out more about commencement ceremonies at California State University, Bakersfield.

Office of the Registrar

Student Services Building
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311

Phone:  661.654.3063
FAX:     661.654.3389