Cal State East Bay Commencement

Cal State East Bay to Celebrate Graduates in May Commencement Ceremonies

  • BY Cal State East Bay
  • May 4, 2023

Cal State East Bay will celebrate the Class of 2023 at 12 ceremonies held at two different university venues from Thursday, May 11 through Sunday, May 14. 


Thursday, May 11

College of Science: Psychology

5:00 p.m. | University Amphitheatre


Friday, May 12

College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences: Public Affairs & Administration, Social Work, and Master’s Speech-Language & Hearing Sciences 

3 p.m. | Athletics Field  


College of Science: Computer Science and Engineering

5:00 p.m. | University Amphitheatre


Saturday, May 13

College of Business and Economics: Undergraduate Programs 

9 a.m. | University Amphitheatre


College of Science: Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics & Biostatistics

10:00 a.m. | Athletics Field 


College of Science: Public Health and Nursing

12:00 p.m. | University Amphitheatre 


College of Education and Allied Studies: Hospitality, Recreation, Tourism and Kinesiology

2 p.m. | Athletics Field  


College of Education and Allied Studies: Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology and Teacher Education

4 p.m. | University Amphitheatre


Sunday, May 14

College of Education and Allied Studies: Anthropology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Human Development, History, Political Science, Ethnic Studies and Liberal Studies

9:00 a.m. | University Amphitheatre  


College of Business: Graduate Programs

10 a.m. | Athletics Field  


College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences: Art, Communication, English, Modern Languages & Literatures, Multimedia, Music, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Undergraduate Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, and Theatre & Dance

12:00 p.m. | University Amphitheatre  


College of Education and Allied Studies: Criminal Justice and Sociology

2:00 p.m. | Athletics Field


Honorary Doctorate: 

Cal State East Bay will confer an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to Mildred Howard during the May 14 commencement ceremony for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.

The lifelong East Bay resident is an artist with sculptural installation and mixed-media assemblages on national and international display. Her art can be seen in the permanent collections of museums like the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Oakland Museum of California. Howard has received numerous awards over the years, including from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Flintridge Foundation Award for Visual Art.