Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 23, 2020
11:00 a.m.

Information for Graduates

In order to participate in the virtual commencement ceremony and have a personalized slide created for you, all graduating students will need to submit an RSVP by May 5, 2020. Livestream of the ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. Following the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to search your name for your graduation clip.


The link for the virtual ceremony will be added to the Commencement webpage closer to May 23.

Video Clips

Graduates are not required to wear a cap and gown in your video that you will upload. If you have your cap and gown, we encourage you to wear it! If you do not own a cap or gown, use the snap chat filter that will add a cap and gown for you. Instructions on how to use snap chat filter will be coming soon.


A digital commencement program will be available for you, and your family and friends to view and download. More information on how to download the program will be coming soon.


Diplomas will be mailed to you following verification of degrees by Records & Registration. You will be notified by letter confirming that you have successfully completed all degree requirements. Diplomas will be sent to the mailing address on file in your myCI account. Expect delivery approximately four to eight weeks after your degree posts. Transcripts needed prior to the arrival of the diploma must be requested through the normal procedure. Please visit the Registrar’s Office website for the official request form.

Teaching Credentials

Official credential recommendation to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing will be completed by a Credential Analyst once the candidate has met all requirements and has completed a Credential Exit Check. For additional information, please contact the Credential Office at 805-437-8953.

Information for Guests:

CSUCI's Virtual Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. A link for the livestream event will be placed on the Commencement webpage closer the May 23 date.

Hashtag Your Memories

We encourage you to share your virtual viewing parties, photos, and videos of you celebrating your achievements with CI by using #CSUCIgrad20.

CSUCI Toast 2020

As our future Dolphin alumni prepare for Commencement, we want you to help us celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2020 through a virtual Toast! Put on your CI gear, take a few photos, record a video, draw some posters, you name it, just post it on social media with the hashtag #CSUCItoast2020 to share your encouragement and congratulations.

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