COMMENCEMENT

Ceremonies & Receptions

2018 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES & RECEPTIONS

 

University Ceremonies and Honors Convocation

University Ceremonies are where students candidates get their degrees conferred. 

Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding graduating students who are distinguished based on Scholastic or Personal Achievement.

The commencement ceremonies and honors convocation will take place at the Oviatt Library Lawn.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

6pm - Honors Convocation


FRIDAY, MAY 18

6pm - Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, & Communication


SATURDAY, MAY 19

8am - David Nazarian College of Business & Economics

6pm - College of Engineering & Computer Science
            College of Science & Mathematics


SUNDAY, MAY 20

8am - College of Social & Behavioral Sciences I (Africana Studies, Criminology & Justice Studies, History, Political Science, Public
                  Administration, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning)

6pm - Michael D. Eisner College of Education &
            College of Social & Behavioral Sciences II (Anthropology, Geography, Psychology)


MONDAY, MAY 21

8am - College of Humanities
            College of Health & Human Development I (Child & Adolescent Development, Communication Disorders and Sciences,
                  Environmental & Occupational Health, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Health & Human Development)

6pm - College of Health & Human Development II (Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Nursing, Physical Therapy,
                   and Recreation & Tourism 
Management)

 


If your program is associated with Tseng College, programs and their corresponding ceremony are listed below: 

Applied Behavior Analysis - May 20 at 6pm, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences 

Assistive Technology Studies and Human Sciences - May 21 at 8am, College of Health & Human Development 

Communicative Disorders - May 21 at 8am, College of Health & Human Development 

Engineering Management - May 19 at 6pm, College of Engineering & Computer Science

Humanities - May 21 at 8am, College of Humanities 

Liberal Studies - May 21 at 8am, College of Humanities 

Music Industry Administration - May 19 at 6pm, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media & Communication 

Nursing - May 21 at 6pm, College of Health & Human Development 

Public Administration - May 20 at 8am, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences 

Public Health - May 21 at 6pm, College of Health & Human Development 

Public Sector Management - May 20 at 8am, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences 

Social Work - May 20 at 8am, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences 

Taxation - May 19 at 8am, David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

 

Ceremony and Departmental Receptions

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

Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication 

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Mike Curb College of Arts. Media, and Communication Reception

VPAC Courtyard

Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 3:00pm

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics Reception

Courtyard outside Bookstein Hall

TBD

If you do not see your department, please contact them for further information. 

Michael D. Eisner College of Education 

DepartmentLocation

Date & Time

Contact
Educational Psychology and CounselingMatadomeThursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00am

Maria King

Educational Leadership and Policy StudiesMatadomeThursday, May 17, 2018 at 4:30pm 

Mariel Noyes

Special EducationMatadomeThursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Blanca Plascencia

Secondary EducationMatadomeSunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

Maria Mancilla

 

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

College of Engineering and Computer Science Reception

Northridge Center

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:30pm

College of Health and Human Development

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Child and Adolescent Development 

Sierra Center, Colleagues Room

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Angie Guan

Lorena Calix

Communicative Disorders

Redwood Hall 160 

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:30am - 11:45am

Rechelle Aguayo  

Carla Romero

Environmental and Occupational Health

Orange Grove Bistro

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00 am - 1:30pm

Julie Hodge

Health Sciences 

TBD

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Sheila Brown

Family & Consumer Sciences 

SQ 112 &

Patio Area Outside

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 10:30am-12:30am

Tom Chai

Kinesiology 

Matadome

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm 

Marc Netter

Physical Therapy

Campus Theater

& Courtyard

Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Luawana Parker

Recreation and Tourism Management

Redwood Hall West Lobby

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lora Hnat
If you do not see your department, please contact them for further information. 

College of Humanities

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Asian American Studies

Orange Grove Bistro

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00am

English

TBD

Friday, May 18, 2018 at TBD

 

Deaf Studies

Education Courtyard

Sunday,  May 20, 2018 at 2:30pm  

Gender and Women's Studies

The Women's Research and Resource Center

Monday,  May 21, 2018 at 11:00am

Master of arts in Humanities Celebration

Whitsett Room - Sierra Hall 541

Monday,  May 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

humanities@csun.edu

Modern and Classical Languages and Literature 

Orange Grove Bistro Gazebo and Lawn

Monday,  May 21, 2018 at 10:30am

or

If you do not see your department, please contact them for further information. 

College of Science and Mathematics 

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Physics & Astronomy Graduation Reception

Live Oak Hall

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 4:00pm

Debbie Klevens

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Africana Studies

SH-451, The Whitsett Room

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1:30pm

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Political Science, Award Ceremony

SH-451, Whitsett RoomSaturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00pmdavid.leitch@csun.edu
If you do not see your department, please contact them for further information. 

 

Hooding Ceremonies

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

Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

Program

Location

Date & Time

MBA

Orange Grove Bistro

Friday, May 18th at 6:00pm

MSA and MST

Matadome

Firday, May 18th at 6:00pm

 

Michael D. Eisner College of Education

Department 

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Credential Office 

Northridge Center Complex

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

Monique Brown/Lisa Fercano

(818) 677-2733

Educational Psychology and Counseling

Matadome/ Activities Center 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00am

Maria King

(818) 677-2601

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 

Matadome/ Activities Center 

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 4:30pm

Mariel Noyes

(818) 677-2591

Elementary Education

Education Building

ED 1214 - ED1216

Thursday, May 18, 2018 at 4:00pm

Harmoni Hill

(818) 677-2621

Deaf Studies

Education Courtyard

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:30pm

Judi Daleke

(818) 677-5116

Secondary Education

Matadome/ Activities Center

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

Marla Mancilla

(818) 677-2580

Special Education

Matadome/ Activities Center

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Bianca Plascencia

(818) 677-2596

 College of Engineering and Computer Science

College of Health and Human Development

Department 

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Communicative Disorders

Matadome in Redwood Hall

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Rechelle Aguayo  

Carla Romero

Environmental and Occupational Health

Orange Grove Bistro

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Julie Hodge

Health Sciences

USU Northridge Center

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Bethany Rainisch

Kinesiology

 Matadome Monday, May 21, 2018 at 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Marc Netter 

Physical Therapy

Campus Theater

& Courtyard

Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmLuawana Parker

College of Humanities

Department

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Linguistics/TESL Graduation & Hooding Ceremony

Colleagues Room, 2nd floor of Sciere Center 

Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 10:30am

College of Science and Mathematics 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Department 

Location

Date & Time

Contact

Psychology Undergraduate and Graduate Awards & Hooding Ceremony

Grand Salon, USU

Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 11:00am

Masters of Social Work

Oviatt Lawn

Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 8:00am 

jessica.rubalcava@csun.edu

 

 

Cultural Celebrations and Receptions

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.

Event 

Date & Time

Location

Contact

Aztlan Graduation Celebration

Saturday, May 12, 2018

12pm - 4pm

The Chicana/o Studies House

Black Graduation Celebration

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

4pm

Oviatt Lawn

https://www.csun.edu/blackgraduation

Greek Graduation Celebration

Monday, May 7th, 2018

6:30pm - 8pm

Grand Salon, USU

Registration

Jewish Graduation Celebration

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

5:30pm

Northridge Center  Complex USU

Rainbow Grad Celebration

Friday, May 18 2018

1pm - 3pm

Northridge Center  Complex USU

Veterans Graduation Reception

Thursday, May 17, 2018

5:30pm

Northridge Center Complex, USU

(818) 677-4672

International & Exchange Student Graduation Reception

Friday, May 11, 2018 

4pm - 6pm

Orange Grove Bistro

Andréa Marques-Pérez

Undocu-Graduation Celebration Class of 2018

Friday, May 11 2018

5pm - 8pm

Northridge Center Complex, USU

EOP Dream Center, USU