Commencement Ceremonies


Spring 2023 Commencement

There are two undergraduate ceremonies. Please check the majors for each ceremony.

Friday, May 19, 2023, 8am
Undergraduate Ceremony (see majors below)

Majors participating

  • School of Arts and Humanities - Art; Communications; English; History; Music; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Spanish; Theatre
  • School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering - Biology; Chemistry; Computer & Electrical Engineering; Computer Science; Engineering Sciences; Geological Sciences; Mathematics; Natural Sciences; Nursing; Public Health; Physics
  • School of Social Sciences and Education - Majors TBD

Friday, May 19, 2023, 6pm
Graduate Hooding and Credential Ceremony

  • Majors participating: All doctoral and master's majors; Teaching credential 

May 20, 2023, 8am
Undergraduate Ceremony (see majors below)

  • School of Business and Public Administration - Agricultural Business; Business Administration (all concentrations); Economics; Environmental Resource Management; Public Administration
  • School of Social Sciences and Education - Majors TBD
  • Academic Programs - Interdisciplinary Studies

2023 Cultural Ceremonies

RSVP and participation fee is required to attend the cultural ceremonies.

Inaugural Native & Indigenous Graduation Ceremony 
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Icardo Center
No fee for this ceremony

Lavender Ceremony
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Icardo Center
$20 per graduate

Chicano Commencement Celebration
Friday, May 12, 2023
Icardo Center
$45 per graduate

Black Graduates Recognition Celebration
Saturday, May 13, 2023
Icardo Center
$40 per graduate

Fall 2023 Commencement

December 15 and 16, 2023

Spring 2024 Commencement

May 17 and 18, 2024

Additional Information

Commencement Office
Dina Ebeling, Associate Director

For questions, please view our Frequently Asked Questions page.

For information about the status of your grad check application, check your myCSUB email, email your evaluations' advisor, or email

For questions regarding details about each school's honors receptions, please contact your school directly: 

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