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2011 Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement Exercises

All undergraduate or graduate students who have earned degrees (B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., M.B.A., M.P.A.) during either the summer of 2010 session or fall 2010 semesters, or who are candidates for degrees in spring 2011 are invited to participate in the 2011 Commencement Exercises. Students should be in line no later than 1 hour prior to their ceremony's start time.

Date: Friday, May 20, 2011


  • College of Professional Studies - 8:00am (Line up at 7:00am)
  • College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences/College of Extended and International Education - 11:30am (Line up at 10:30am)
  • College of Arts and Humanities- 3:00pm (Line up at 2:00pm)
  • College of Business Administration and Public Policy - 6:00pm (Line up at 5:00pm)

Location: Home Depot Center Tennis Stadium (No umbrellas allowed in the stadium)

Graduate students: Do not put on your master's degree hood. It will be placed over your head during the ceremony.


Please visit this site often for up to date information.  Guest tickets are not required. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Participation in commencement exercises is a matter of choice. It is not required in order to receive your degree.

This website will be continually updated as more information becomes available. For more information call the Office of University Events & Ceremonies at (310) 243-2666 or email