COMMENCEMENT

  • Commencement 2016 (Oviatt Library Artwork)

    Commencement 2016

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 will be posted on this website as information becomes available.

Date

TimeDepartmentLocationContactPhone Number

Monday, May 9, 2016

4:00pmTeaching CredentialNorthridge Center, USUCredential Office818-677-2733

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

2:00-4:00 pmReligious Studies Student AwardsWhitsett RoomRick Talbott818-677-2741

Friday, May 20, 2016

 

TBDDeaf StudiesNorthridge Center, USUJudi Daleke818-677-5116
3:00-4:30pmLiberal StudiesFerman Presentation Room (Oviatt)Ranita Chatterjee818-677-3572
Saturday, May 21, 20163:00pmMaster of Public AdministrationOutside of the Bookstore ComplexMarcella Tyler818-677-3979

Monday, May 23, 2016

 

 

3:00-5:00pmModern and Classical Languages and LiteraturesWest Valley Room (USU)Jennifer Lu818-677-3467
3:30-5:30pmEnglish Linda Nichols Joseph English Reading Room (JR 319)Kent Baxter818-677-3431
4:00-5:00pmReligious Studies SN 108Rick Talbott818-677-2741

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

Thursday,
May 19, 2016

 

 

 

 

    

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

Monday, May 23, 2016

 

1:30pm

Linguistics/TESL reception and hooding ceremony

Lakeview Terrace Room (USU)

Evelyn McClave

818-677-6762

4:00pm

English Hooding Ceremony

Chaparral Hall 5125

Kent Baxter

818-677-3431

TBD

Communicative Disorders Hooding Ceremony

Redwood HallDiana Cabral  818-677-2822
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

9:00am

Master of Social Work (MSW) Hooding Ceremony

Oviatt Library Lawn

Camille Pili-Jose

818-677-7630

Thursday, July 14, 2016  6:00pm Applied Behavior Analysis Hooding CeremonyNorthridge Center Complex (USU) Ashley Rice 818-677-3257

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.

DateTimeEventLocationContactInformation
Sunday, May 15, 20164:00pmBlack Graduation CelebrationOviatt Library LawnNiani Coker & Monye Durhamblackgradcsun@gmail.com
Thursday, May 19, 20161:00pmRainbow Graduation CelebrationGrand Salon, USUGreg Knotts(818) 677-3189
5:30pmVeteran Graduation CelebrationNorthridge Center, USUVeteran's Recourse Center (VRC)(818) 677-4672