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Fall 2022 Commencement

The Fall Commencement is for students completing their degree at the end of the fall 2022 term.
  • Wednesday, December 14, Mechanics Bank Arena, Bakersfield
    • All Schools, all majors

Location: Mechanics Bank Arena and Convention Center, 1001 Truxton Avenue, Bakersfield, CA


  • RSVP begins Monday, October 24 and ends Monday, November 21.

Spring 2023 Commencement

  • Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20

Location: TBD


  • RSVP begins Monday, March 20 and ends Monday, April 24.

Honors Cords - Honors status is determined by your GPA, both CSUB and Overall GPA must meet GPA below. Students may locate their GPA in the student portal. The Commencement Office doesn't have access to students' GPAs.

summa cum laude
3.9 to 4.0 GPA

magna cum laude
3.6 to 3.89 GPA

cum laude
3.3 to 3.59 GPA

Grad Fest

Details will be coming soon!

Additional Information

Commencement Office
Dina Ebeling, Associate Director
Office of the Provost/Academic Affairs

For questions, please view the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Services for Students with Disabilities will work with graduates to provide accommodations for the graduate with a disability. Contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities at 661-654-3360.

For the status of your grad check application, check your myCSUB email, email your evaluation's advisor, or email

Arts and Humanities
(661) 654-2221

Business and Public Administration
(661) 654-2157

Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
(661) 654-3450

Social Sciences and Education
(661) 654-6807

Get a list of majors and departments by school