Students who have an active graduation application on file at the Admissions and Records Office will receive an email with a ticket link. CSUB uses an electronic ticket system for Commencement ticket distribution. Login access will require student's CSUB E-mail address and CSUB Student ID. Tickets will be available for download between May 1st through May 20th. Students must download and print or email all available tickets to their guest's email address by May 20th. All unclaimed tickets will be considered forfeited. To ensure adequate seating at each commencement ceremony, tickets will be required for all guests. Lap Children do not require a ticket.

  • Each undergraduate student will receive up to six (6) tickets.
  • Each graduate student will receive up to eight (8) tickets.

If the student login does not access the ticket website, please email commencement@csub.edu

Commencement Instructions


Honors are awarded to undergraduate students who have completed at least 60 residential units of letter grade work as part of their baccalaureate program. The grade point average (GPA) necessary for graduation with honors are as follows:

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

**Honors student’s names in the spring commencement program are based on the student’s Overall GPA at the end of the 2016 Winter quarter.**

Honors and Recognition Ceremonies

Alumni Association


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