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Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2020

"The last few months have demonstrated to me something I have known about you for a long time: You are a Pioneer. You have determination, grit and perseverance that you have exhibited throughout your entire educational journey, especially this last semester. Those will serve you well as you go forward into the future."

-President Leroy M. Morishita

Please click on the link below to view the video message from President Morishita and the Deans of each college.

For questions concerning commencement, please email commencement@csueastbay.edu for assistance.   

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.

Eligible Graduates 

Commencement ceremonies in May 2021 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 May 2021 ceremonies.

All ceremonies will be 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” in 2016.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Sixty-one percent of Cal State East Bay students are the first in their family to go to college.

  • AffordableColleges.Org ranks Cal State East Bay as the No. 1 California school for online education.

  • 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 helps at risk 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • The university ranked No. 14 in MONEY Magazine’s list of most transformative colleges.

  • Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

  • 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 has three campuses — Hayward, Concord and Oakland.

  • 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” in 2016.

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.

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

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

Sixty-one percent of Cal State East Bay students are the first in their family to go to college.

AffordableColleges.Org ranks Cal State East Bay as the No. 1 California school for online education.

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 helps at risk 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.

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

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

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.

The university ranked No. 14 in MONEY Magazine’s list of most transformative colleges.

Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

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 has three campuses — Hayward, Concord and Oakland.

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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