• Submit your completed Application for Degree and Diploma along with the $50 fee as well as any outstanding transcripts and documentation to the Enrollment Center, Sage Hall, 1st floor.
  • Complete the online Reservation to Participate by April 30, 2015. 
  • Purchase cap, gown and tassel at CI’s Grad Fest. You may also purchase your cap, gown and other accessories at The Cove Bookstore after Grad Fest; however, sizes are not guaranteed. For more information, visit The Cove Bookstore or call
  • Order announcements or invitations.
  • Pick-up Commencement Parking Permits.
  • Make necessary travel or carpooling arrangements for guests attending the ceremony.
    You can check all of the above off your list at CI’s Grad Fest, March 4 and 5 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grand Salon in the North Quad.

Contact us at:

Telephone: 805-437-3100

Email: commencement@csuci.edu

Website: www.csuci.edu/commencement

The Commencement ceremonies at CSU Channel Islands are candidates' ceremonies and not degree conferral ceremonies. Participation in a 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.