Saturday, May 16, 2015
9 a.m. and 3 p.m. - South Quad

"Class of 3 Million"

Commencement at CI

Both ceremonies are now available for viewing on CI's official YouTube channel. 

Dear Degree Candidate:

Congratulations on reaching this momentous occasion in your college education! We know that you have worked hard to earn your degree and we are proud to be a part of that experience.

In order to accommodate all of our graduating students and their family, friends and guests, CI's 2015 Commencement will include two ceremonies on Saturday, May 16 in the South Quad.

The morning ceremony will begin at 9 a.m.and will only include the following academic programs for bachelor's or master's degrees:

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Art
  • Liberal Studies
  • Chicana/o Studies
  • Performing Arts
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Political Science
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Sociology

The afternoon ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. and will only include the following academic programs for bachelor's, master's or teaching credentials:

  • Applied Physics
  • Economics
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Mathematics
  • Biotechnology/MBA (dual degree)
  • Nursing
  • Chemistry
  • Spanish
  • Communication
  • Computer Science

Once again, congratulations and we look forward to welcoming your family and friends to Commencement!

The Commencement ceremony at CSU Channel Islands is a candidate's ceremony and not a degree conferral ceremony. Participation in the ceremony does not guarantee degree certification. Candidates who are denied will receive notification by mail from the Records & Registration office. Denied candidates are required to reapply for graduation once all degree requirements are met.

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