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On behalf of the faculty, staff and administration of California State University, East Bay, we would like to congratulate our undergraduate and graduate students receiving a credential, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. The commencement ceremonies are designed especially for you and your family members to join in the celebration of this momentous event in your lives. We are sure you are all very proud of your accomplishments, and we at the University are proud of you as well.

May 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

May 2021 in-person ceremonies are postponed indefinitely until State and local public health officials approve of large gatherings so all our attendees and graduates will be safe. The university is committed to honoring our Classes of 2020 and 2021 at a traditional in-person ceremony; and we will provide an update on a rescheduled date when we have more information.

Please take the time to review this website to learn details about this year's celebration.


Ceremony LiveStreams

Friday, May 14


 

Saturday, May 15


 

Sunday May 16


 

Currently Streaming Events

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Commencement Related Events

Feb23

Graduation & Commencement Workshop

12 noon - 1 p.m., Virtual

Mar16

Graduation & Commencement Workshop

12 noon - 1 p.m., Virtual

Apr24

Honors Convocation

Separate invitations will be sent to eligible graduates with time and virtual link.

Eligible Graduates

The commencement celebration will include all students who have filed for graduation for Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021.

The Class of 2020 will be included in the commencement celebration.

The celebration is contingent upon state and local health orders approving large gatherings.

  • Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant."

  • The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program supports students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

  • The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

  • Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

  • Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for six straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

  • Cal State East Bay offers 48 bachelor's degrees, 56 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 23 credentials and certificates and one doctoral degree.

  • Notable alumni include the late MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and former CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

  • Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” in 2016.

  • More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

  • CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

  • More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

  • Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

  • Campus In Action logo

    Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.

Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant."

The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program supports students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for six straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Cal State East Bay offers 48 bachelor's degrees, 56 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 23 credentials and certificates and one doctoral degree.

Notable alumni include the late MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and former CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” in 2016.

More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

Campus In Action logo

Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.

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