The California State University Board of Trustees, Chancellor Timothy P. White and California State University Channel Islands
cordially invite you and a guest to the

Investiture of Erika D. Beck as President of
California State University
Channel Islands

Friday, May 5, 2017
2 p.m. Ceremony
Reception Immediately Following

John Spoor Broome Library
California State University Channel Islands
One University Drive, Camarillo, CA

Please RSVP no later than May 1
Delegates - please reply no later than April 14 to be listed in the program.

Delegates Representing Academic Institutions

Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree are invited to participate as a delegate in the Investiture’s academic procession by representing their respective college or university as: 1) an alum from which they have earned their highest degree, or 2) representing a college or university in an official capacity such as an employee, administrator, faculty, board of trustee, board member, etc. Delegates must wear academic regalia to participate in the procession. Please reply no later than April 14 to be listed in the program.

Ceremonial Attire

All delegates must provide their own academic regalia in order to participate in the procession, which consists of a robe, cap/mortarboard or tam, and a hood for those who have earned a master’s or doctoral degree. Regalia may be rented or purchased by contacting the University’s bookstore no later than April 7, 2017 at 805-482-5456.

Delegates Check-In

Check-in will occur from 12:30 to 1:40 p.m. in the Founder’s Courtyard adjacent to the John Spoor Broome Library.

Academic Procession

Line up for the academic procession will begin at 1:45 p.m. in the Founder’s Courtyard. The academic procession will begin promptly at 2 p.m. The order of delegates will follow the founding date of the respective institutions, beginning with the oldest academic institution to the newest.


Please call 805-437-8400