Welcome to Commencement 2021!


Saturday, June 5, 2021
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MT

View the Ceremony

Virtual Ceremony

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Virtual Participation

Commencement Day Schedule
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m Ceremony (virtual)

ADA Accessibility at the Ceremony
Closed captioning will be available.

Graduation Memorabilia
To purchase graduation memorabilia -- including class rings, announcements, and graduation caps -- visit Josten’s.

Information for All Graduates and Attendees

Order of Events for In-Person and Virtual Ceremonies:

National anthem
Welcome address from CSU Global President
Provost address
Student speech
Keynote speech
Bachelor’s degree graduate name reading
Master’s degree graduate name reading
Degree conferral
Closing remarks

Social Media

Want your celebratory pictures and messages shared during the ceremony? Use the hashtag #CSUGlobalGrad and @CSUGlobal on Twitter or @CSUGlobalCampus on Facebook and Instagram to ensure your message is posted in the live feed. You can also share the Facebook event with anyone you would like to tune in.

CSU Global reserves the right to remove any inappropriate, negative, or unrelated tweets from the feed at its sole discretion.

Diploma Frames

To purchase a diploma frame, visit Jostens.

School Store

Visit store.csuglobal.edu and enter code 2021GRADS for free shipping on a “Class of 2021” t-shirt.


Graduation & Diploma Questions

I have completed what I need to do to graduate from an academic standpoint. Is there anything I need to do to ensure my application for graduation is complete?


When will I receive my diploma?


How are Latin Honors determined?


Commencement Event Participation

When do I have to complete my last course to be able to participate in the June 2021 commencement?


How do I register to participate?


Which types of honors societies are approved to be included in student recognition slides?


How can I edit or change my commencement event registration information?


When will the link be ready for the livestream?


When will the event program be ready?


If I notice that my slide is incorrect on the day of the event, is there anything that can be done to correct it?


What if my name isn’t read or my slide is missing?


Are there guidelines for the photo and/or message for the student recognition slides?

If I register for this event, but have a FERPA block on my student record, can I still participate?


When is commencement?


What time does the ceremony start and when do I need to log in?


How long will the ceremony be?


Will my name be read?


What link should I share with family and friends to view the ceremony?


Is there any limit on how many people can view the ceremony?


Do I need a cap and gown to participate?


What is the hashtag for social media?


Where can I find more information about virtual commencement?


What is the ADA Accessibility available during the Ceremony?


Where can I find the commencement program?


I’m not listed in the program or I am listed incorrectly in the program.


Will there be any virtual receptions where I can engage with CSU Global faculty and classmates?


Where can I find a recording of the ceremony?


May I have a copy of my slide?


When will the next in-person ceremony be?


If I participate in this virtual ceremony, may I still participate in the next in-person ceremony?


Commencement Memorabilia

Where can I buy a diploma frame?


Where can I buy a class shirt?


Where can I purchase graduation memorabilia?


Guiding Commencement Values and Principles





Political Comment


Gender Identity