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Welcome parents, families, and guests! California State University, East Bay typically hosts four ceremonies, three on the Hayward campus and one at the Concord campus. Each ceremony on the Hayward campus is by colleges and includes doctoral, master's, credential, and bachelor's degree candidates. Please see below for specific college ceremonies dates and times. For a list of majors belonging to each college click the link below.

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Update on Commencement ceremonies

With great regret, the in-person May commencement, which is our communities’ most important day of the academic year, is being postponed and we are exploring and seeking input on ways to recognize, honor and celebrate our graduates for their remarkable achievements. We understand the significant impact of this decision and the disappointment each of you are feeling. Consideration of public health for all attendees and participants will determine rescheduling. We will provide an update to the university community when we have more information. For questions concerning commencement, email for assistance.   

Honors Convocation

Candidates for the baccalaureate degree may be eligible for the awarding of Latin Honors at the time of graduation if they have fulfilled the following conditions:

  1. The must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.65 of higher in all coursework and in coursework completed at Cal State East Bay.
  2. They must have completed at least 40 semester-units of coursework in residence (as defined in the University Catalog) at Cal State East Bay.

To qualify to attend the Honors Convocation ceremony, you must meet all of the above criteria assessed at the end of the Fall 2019 term.

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