COMMENCEMENT

  • High angle view of the Oviatt Library Lawn during a commencement ceremony

    Commencement and Honors Convocation

Ceremonies and Receptions

 2016 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES & RECEPTIONS

University Ceremonies and Honors Convocation

University Ceremonies are where degree candidates get their degrees conferred and Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding graduating students who are distinguished based on Scholastic or Personal Achievement. 

Friday,
May 20, 2016

8am 

Honors Convocation

6pm

Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

Saturday, May 21, 2016

8am

Michael D. Eisner College of Education
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences I
(Departments of Anthropology, Geography, Psychology)

6pm

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences II
(Departments of: Africana Studies, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning)

Sunday,
May 22, 2016

 

8am

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

6pm

College of Engineering and Computer Science
College of Science and Mathematics

Monday,
May 23, 2016

8am 

College of Health and Human Development I
(Child & Adolescent Development , Health Sciences,  Kinesiology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Recreation & Tourism Management)

6pm

College of Humanities
College of Health and Human Development II

(Communication Disorders, Environmental & Occupational Health, and Family & Consumer Sciences)

Ceremony Receptions

Ceremony Receptions are hosted by the University to provide parents and guests an opportunity to meet faculty and staff.

2016 Ceremony Receptions have not yet been determined, but will be posted as the information becomes available.

Departmental Receptions

Departmental Receptions are hosted by Academic Departments to provide parents and guests an opportunity to meet faculty and staff.

2016 Departmental Receptions have not yet been determined, but will be posted as the information becomes available.

Hooding Ceremonies

Hooding Ceremonies are a special recognition ceremony for Masters and Doctoral degree candidates during which a faculty advisor and/or a Dean of the Academic College invest a hood on a student, signifying their success in completing the graduate program.

Date

Time

Event

Location

Contact

Phone Number

Monday, May 9, 2015

4:00pm

Credential

Northridge Center, USU

Credential Office

 818-677-2733

Friday, May 20, 2015

4:00pm

Deaf Studies Hooding Ceremony (DFST)

Northridge Center, USU

Judi Daleke

818-677-5116

Thursday,
May 19, 2015

10:00am

Educational Psychology and Counseling Hooding Ceremony (EPC)

Orange Grove Bistro Gazebo

Maria King/
Ariana Gonzalez

818-677-2599

4:30pm

Secondary Education Hooding Ceremony (SED)

Cleary Court

Amy Unger/
Dr. Ghaus -Kelly

818-677-2580

4:30pm

Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Hooding Ceremony (ELPS)

Orange Grove Bistro Gazebo

Mariel Noyes

818-677-2591

4:00pm

Elementary Education Hooding Ceremony (EED)

Education Courtyard

Harmoni Hill

818-677-2621

4:00pm

Special Education Hooding Ceremony (SPED)

Jacaranda Breeze Way

Blanca Plascencia

818-677-2596

Cultural Celebrations

Cultural Celebrations aim to celebrate the diversity of our students and commemorate them on a successful academic journey. These celebrations are organized by student organizations or campus entities.

Additional Cultural Celebrations will be posted as the information becomes available.

DateTimeEventLocationContactPhone Number
Thursday, May 19, 20161:00pmRainbow Graduation CelebrationGrand Salon, USUPride Center(818) 677-4355
4:45pmVeteran Graduation CelebrationNorthridge Center, USUVeteran's Recourse Center (VRC)(818) 677-4948